Legal Definition and Related Resources of Function

Meaning of Function

The occupation of an office. By the performance of its duties, the officer is said to fill his function. Dig. 32. 65. 1.


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This definition of Function is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

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Synonyms of Function


  • achieve
  • act
  • act effectively
  • answer a purpose
  • avail
  • be effective
  • be in operation
  • be useful
  • benefit
  • carry on
  • carry out
  • effectuate
  • execute
  • have effect
  • manage
  • operate
  • perform
  • render a service
  • run
  • serve
  • work


  • appropriate activity
  • assignment
  • business
  • chore
  • design
  • duty
  • employment
  • exploitation
  • mission
  • munus
  • occupation
  • office
  • ojficium
  • performance
  • purpose
  • pursuit
  • responsibility
  • role
  • task
  • usage
  • use
  • utility
  • work
  • Associated Concepts: discretionary function
  • executive function
  • government function
  • judicial function
  • legislative function
  • political function
  • quasijudicial function




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