Function - Crossword Clue

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  1. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  2. play a role or part; "Gielgud played Hamlet"; "She wants to act Lady Macbeth, but she is too young for the role"; "She played the servant to her husband's master"
  3. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  4. perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
  5. behave unnaturally or affectedly; "She's just acting"
  6. perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
  7. be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
  8. have an effect or outcome; often the one desired or expected; "The voting process doesn't work as well as people thought"; "How does your idea work in practice?
  1. perform surgery on; "The doctors operated on the patient but failed to save his life"
  2. happen; "What is going on in the minds of the people?"
  3. perform a movement in military or naval tactics in order to secure an advantage in attack or defense
  4. handle and cause to function; "do not operate machinery after imbibing alcohol"; "control the lever"
  5. keep engaged; "engaged the gears"
  6. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
  7. direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
  1. the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; "the function of a teacher"; "the government must do its part"; "play its role"
  2. normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting; "what is your role on the team?"
  3. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  4. an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
  1. use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
  2. put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose;
  3. take or consume (regularly or habitually);
  4. exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
  5. habitually do something (use only in the past tense);
  6. (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"
  7. avail oneself to;
  8. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  9. seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage;
  10. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is
  1. use or manipulate to one's advantage; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy"
  2. a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing; "it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works"; "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work"; "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey"; "the work of an active imagination"; "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"
  3. cause to operate or function; "This pilot works the controls"; "Can you work an electric drill?"
  4. make uniform; "knead dough"; "work the clay until it is soft"
  5. a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
  6. operate in or through; "Work the phones"
  7. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
  8. applying the
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/03/2018 9:00am

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A bummer for bums
A court drama may have more than one such
Actor's desire
Actor's part
Actor's pursuit
Agreement, heading off item of legislation
Argument about final bank job
Audition goal
Auditioner's quest
Avail oneself of sheep, we hear
Banks excluded from data legislation
Be effective
Be hooked on
Be in a cast
Be in charge of
Be part of the picture
Bit of song and dance, e.
Bring into play
Bring to bear
Cameo, e.g.
Cameo, maybe
Cameo, say
Capitalize on
Cause to function
Character to go round in circles, we hear
Cleanup target?
Cockney optimist had to work
Collection of scenes
Court following a law
Credits listing
Cry made while cracking a
Decline to ignore official purpose
Deplete, with "up"
Do behave
Do film work
Do lines?
Do not delay
Do one's part?
Do something
Do something dramatic
Do surgery
Do surgery (on)
Don't just sit there
Don't waste
Drama division
Dramatize, with "out"
Draw upon
Employ some housemaids
Employ trick to get rid of Republican leader
Exhaust, with "up"
Expensive timepiece missing bottom part
Fair ___ (copyright issue
Fake it
Fill in (for)
Film part
Follow direction?
Function of list, reportedly
Go and make a speech about training
Go and see topless women first
Go in, so to speak
Goal of a tryout
God, for George Burns or
Hamlet or Ophelia
Hamlet, e.g.
Hamlet, in "Hamlet"
Hat, symbolically
Have an effect
Have an effect (on)
Have no ___ for
Have work in Hollywood
High-brow music, Ted? Cut and run!
It has lines
It may be extended
It may be fair
It may be hard to follow
It may be passed on the H
It may be played
It may be played for mone
It may be staged
It may be temporary or pr
It might be assumed
It must be cast
It separates two breaks
It's assumed
It's been passed
It's the law
Kind of tax
King Henry V, e.g.
Lady Macbeth, e.g.
Lady Macbeth, for one
Lead, e.g.
Lead, for one
Lead-in for -aholic
Leads for amazingly competent thespians in play
Macbeth or Lady Macbeth
Make a move
Make a scene?
Malcolm X, for Denzel Was
Malfunction, with "up"
Middle of the question
Milk for all its worth
Milk, in a way
Milk, so to speak
Misbehave, with "up"
More than talk
Not delay
Not hesitate
One may be leading or sup
One of five in "Julius Ca
One of five in "Othello"
Part in a play
Part of a play
Part on stage
Part right: bravo!
Part to play
Perform in plays
Perform surgery
Perform works by Lawrence
Performance piece?
Play a part
Play a role
Play division
Play for a fool
Play for a sap
Play one's part
Play part
Play piece
Play section
Play the part
Play thing?
Play? Certainly not!
Press into service
Production part
Put into service
Put to a purpose
Put to good ___
Put to work
Reader's goal
Resort to
Rocky, for Stallone
Run for a time with a couple of teachers after work
Section of a play
Series of scenes
Service Europeans primarily associated with America
Show biz group
Show piece?
Slacker's bane
Something to play
Spend that American note
Stage entertainment
Stage part
Starlet's goal
Starring ___
Surgeon's decision
Take a part
Take advantage of
Take effect
Take habitually
Take measures
Take steps
Take steps in a court
The whole song and dance?
Theatrical part
Thing to play
Tread the boards
Tread the boards at Criterion theatre, taking leading parts
Treat shabbily
Try to profit from
Unfairly exploit
Walk all over
Waste not
Wear and tear
What a scene is seen in
Who broke Oddjob?
Work and work with energy on speed
Work on an open-and-shut
Work on an organ, maybe
Work within a company, sa
Work, run

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