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verb (used with object),func·tion·al·ized, func·tion·al·iz·ing.
  1. to make functional.

Origin of functionalize

First recorded in 1860–65; functional + -ize
  • Also especially British, func·tion·al·ise .

Other words from functionalize

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

Words Nearby functionalize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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