functionalize

[ fuhngk-shuh-nl-ahyz ]
/ ˈfʌŋk ʃə nlˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), func·tion·al·ized, func·tion·al·iz·ing.

to make functional.

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Also especially British, func·tion·al·ise .

Origin of functionalize

First recorded in 1860–65; functional + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM functionalize

func·tion·al·i·za·tion, nounde·func·tion·al·ize, verb (used with object), de·func·tion·al·ized, de·func·tion·al·iz·ing.
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