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Definition of "functioning" []

  • Present participle of function. (verb)
  • Functional, working (adjective)
  • Action of the verb function. (noun)
  • Manner by which something functions; the workings. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "functioning" in a sentence
  • "After they removed her pancreas, they extracted its islet cells and implanted them into her left forearm, creating what they call a functioning pancreas in her arm."
  • "Why is the term 'functioning' alcoholic acceptable, but, if one couples the word functioning with other things, it's sacrilege?"
  • "Psychologists and neuropsychologists test memory, attention, language and information processing to assess brain functioning and the need for intervention."