Meaning of “function” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈfʌŋkʃən/
Extra Examples
The most important function of the organization is to provide advice.Its function was to raise money for charity.The test has three main functions.The function of a dictionary is to provide the meaning of a word.The filter had two functions.

B2 the purpose of something or someone:

Each button has a different function.
I'm not quite sure what my function is within the company.

a large, formal party or ceremony:

a charity function

(Definition of “function noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)