a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions" Synonyms: affair, occasion, social occasion, social function,
a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a black-tie function"
a relation such that one thing is dependent on another; "height is a function of age"; "price is a function of supply and demand"
perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function; "His wife officiated as his private secretary" Synonyms: officiate,
perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won''t go unless it''s plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn''t work anymore" Synonyms: work, operate, go, run,
serve a purpose, role, or function; "The tree stump serves as a table"; "The female students served as a control group"; "This table would serve very well"; "His freedom served him well"; "The table functions as a desk" Synonyms: serve,