To better see all uses of the word
function
in
Far from the Madding Crowd
please enable javascript.

function
Used In
Far from the Madding Crowd
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Standing before this abraded pile, the eye regarded its present usage, the mind dwelt upon its past history, with a satisfied sense of functional continuity throughout—a feeling almost of gratitude, and quite of pride, at the permanence of the idea which had heaped it up.
  • However, one excellent result of her general apathy was the long-delayed installation of Oak as bailiff; but he having virtually exercised that function for a long time already, the change, beyond the substantial increase of wages it brought, was little more than a nominal one addressed to the outside world.

  • There are no more uses of "function" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • I can't function on less than six hours of sleep a night; and I do best on nine.
  • My brain does not function as well when I'm under stress.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.