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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance.

2. (n.) The appropriate action of any special organ or part of an animal or vegetable organism; as, the function of the heart or the limbs; the function of leaves, sap, roots, etc.; life is the sum of the functions of the various organs and parts of the body.

3. (n.) The natural or assigned action of any power or faculty, as of the soul, or of the intellect; the exertion of an energy of some determinate kind.

4. (n.) The course of action which peculiarly pertains to any public officer in church or state; the activity appropriate to any business or profession.

5. (n.) A quantity so connected with another quantity, that if any alteration be made in the latter there will be a consequent alteration in the former. Each quantity is said to be a function of the other. Thus, the circumference of a circle is a function of the diameter. If x be a symbol to which different numerical values can be assigned, such expressions as x2, 3x, Log. x, and Sin. x, are all functions of x.

6. (v. i.) Alt. of Functionate

Greek
4234. praxis -- a deed, function
... a deed, function. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: praxis Phonetic
Spelling: (prax'-is) Short Definition: an action, deeds, function Definition ...
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1319. didaskalia -- instruction (the function or the information)
... instruction (the function or the information). Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: didaskalia Phonetic Spelling: (did-as-kal-ee'-ah) Short Definition ...
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5046. teleios -- having reached its end, ie complete, by ext. ...
... [This root () means "reaching the ()." It is well-illustrated with the old pirate's
telescope, unfolding (extending out) one stage at a time to function at full ...
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498. antitasso -- to range in battle against, to set oneself ...
... [498 (), a very old military term, was used for placing a soldier in a specific
platoon (with a specific function) -- ie in a definite order to attack or resist ...
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4883. sunarmologeo -- to fit together
... 4883 (from 4862 , "joined closely "; , "a joint"; and 719 , "reason") -- properly,
(joined); together to efficiently and effectively function. ...
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5540. chresis -- use (as in a sexual sense)
... manner of use. Word Origin from chraomai Definition use (as in a sexual sense)
NASB Word Usage function (2). use. From chraomai; employment ...
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739. artios -- fitted, complete
... ready. 739 (from 737 , "," viewed in terms of the , ie "the here-and-now") --
properly, , to function (efficiently) in the . 739 ...
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5056. telos -- an end, a toll
... [This root () means "reaching the ()." It is well-illustrated with the old pirate's
telescope, unfolding (extending out) one stage at a time to function at full ...
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2405. hierateia -- priesthood
... office of the priesthood, priest's office. From hierateuo; priestliness, ie The
sacerdotal function -- office of the priesthood, priest's office. ...
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2675. katartizo -- to complete, prepare
... intensifying , "to adjust," which is derived from 739 , "properly adjusted") --
properly, fit (adjust) to be in good, ie adjusted "down" to fully function. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4612. maamad -- office, function, service
... 4611, 4612. maamad. 4613 . office, function, service. Transliteration: maamad
Phonetic Spelling: (mah-am-awd') Short Definition: attendance. ...
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4931. mishmereth -- a guard, watch, charge, function
... mishmereth. 4932 . a guard, watch, charge, function. Transliteration: mishmereth
Phonetic Spelling: (mish-mer'-reth) Short Definition: charge. Word Origin fem ...
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Library

Sleep a Natural Function as Shown by Other Considerations, and by ...
... Chapter XLIII."Sleep a Natural Function as Shown by Other Considerations,
and by the Testimony of Scripture. Let us therefore ...
/.../tertullian/a treatise on the soul/chapter xliii sleep a natural function.htm

This Function of the Word Described at Length.
... Against the Heathen. Section 42. This function of the Word described at
length. The holy Word of the Father, then, almighty and ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/section 42 this function of.htm

Free Will Has Its Function in the Heart's Conversion; but Grace ...
... A Treatise on grace and free will, Chapter 31 [XV.]"Free Will Has Its Function
in the Heart's Conversion; But Grace Too Has Its. ...
/.../augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 31 xv free will has.htm

The Attributes of Goodness and Justice Should not be Separated ...
... They are Compatible in the True God. The Function of Justice in the Divine
Being Described. Since, therefore, there is this union ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter xii the attributes of goodness.htm

Whether the Angels Exercise Functions of Life in the Bodies ...
... Consequently, the angel perceives by the assumed body; and this is the most special
function of life. ... Objection 5: Further, eating is a purely animal function. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the angels exercise functions.htm

On the Regal Office of Christ
... The kingly office of Christ is a mediatorial function, by which, the Father having
constituted him Lord over all things which are in heaven and in earth, and ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 2/disputation xxxvii on the regal.htm

On Magistracy
... the word, we say that from the manner in which it is used, it has two meanings:
for it either signifies in the abstract, the power and the function itself; or ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 1/disputation 25 on magistracy.htm

If the Members Rise, must they Discharge the Same Functions as Now ...
... that the functions of the members shall also be in existence; that the womb shall
become pregnant, and the male also discharge his function of generation, and ...
/.../chapter iii if the members rise.htm

Criticisms on "The Origin of Species. "
... For the teleological argument runs thus: an organ or organism (A) is precisely fitted
to perform a function or purpose (B); therefore it was specially ...
/.../huxley/lay sermons addresses and reviews/xiii criticisms on the origin.htm

Salt Without Savour
... And so, dear brethren, I have to say two or three things now, which I hope will
be plain and earnest and searching, about the function of the Christian Church ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/salt without savour.htm

Thesaurus
Function (4 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The appropriate action of any special organ or part of an animal or vegetable
organism; as, the function of the heart or the limbs; the function of ...
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Ethics
... eth'-iks: Contents I. NATURE AND FUNCTION OF ETHICS 1. Rise of Ethics 2. Ethics
as a Science 3. A Normative Science 4. Relation to Cognate Sciences (1) Ethics ...
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Abiathar (29 Occurrences)
... The characteristic priestly function of Abiathar is thus expressed by Solomon:
"Because thou barest the ark of the Lord Yahweh before David my father" (1 Kings ...
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Keys (2 Occurrences)
... How are the facts of having committed to him the keys and the function of binding
and loosing related? Are they two forms of one declaration? ...
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Archaeology
... thus defined calls for the discussion of, I. What archaeology can do in the
case-the powers, rights and authority, that is to say, the Function of archaeology ...
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Criticism (1 Occurrence)
... thus defined calls for the discussion of, I. What archaeology can do in the
case-the powers, rights and authority, that is to say, the Function of archaeology ...
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Teaching (372 Occurrences)
... The terms do not so much indicate an office and an official as a function and
a service, although both ideas are often expressed or implied. ...
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Teacher (103 Occurrences)
... The terms do not so much indicate an office and an official as a function and
a service, although both ideas are often expressed or implied. ...
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Teach (172 Occurrences)
... The terms do not so much indicate an office and an official as a function and
a service, although both ideas are often expressed or implied. ...
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Power (862 Occurrences)
... How are the facts of having committed to him the keys and the function of binding
and loosing related? Are they two forms of one declaration? ...
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Concordance
Function (4 Occurrences)

Romans 1:26
For this reason, God gave them up to vile passions. For their women changed the natural function into that which is against nature.
(WEB NAS)

Romans 1:27
Likewise also the men, leaving the natural function of the woman, burned in their lust toward one another, men doing what is inappropriate with men, and receiving in themselves the due penalty of their error.
(WEB NAS)

Romans 12:4
For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don't have the same function,
(WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 27:19
All the instruments of the tabernacle in all its service, and all its pins, and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass.
(See NIV)

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