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function
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Measure for Measure
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  • Why, ’twas a commandment to command the captain and all the rest from their functions; they put forth to steal.
  • Why, every fault’s condemn’d ere it be done; Mine were the very cipher of a function, To find the faults whose fine stands in record, And let go by the actor.

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  • You have paid the heavens your function, and the prisoner the very debt of your calling.

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as in: Its main function is to... Define
purpose, job, or natural activity
as in: can't function well without sleep Define
work or operate -- sometimes to work or operate normally or in a particular way
as in: I'm attending a function tonight Define
a social event or ceremony -- especially one attended for work or out of a sense of duty
as in: oxygen is a function of altitude Define
saying one results from another; or saying that the amount of one thing is dependent upon the value of another.
as in: Amazon's new search function Define
computer code that performs a specific task
as in: a mathematical function Define
a formula or mathematical expression that describes a relationship between variables
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