To better see all uses of the word
function
in
Oliver Twist
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
function
Used In
Oliver Twist
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Now, Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry having gone out to tea and supper: and Noah Claypole not being at any time disposed to take upon himself a greater amount of physical exertion than is necessary to a convenient performance of the two functions of eating and drinking, the shop was not closed, although it was past the usual hour of shutting-up.

  • 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.