Function - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Function.

ACT
OPERATE
ROLE
USE
WORK
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ACT
  1. a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
  2. be suitable for theatrical performance; "This scene acts well"
  3. a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
  4. a subdivision of a play or opera or ballet
  5. a manifestation of insincerity; "he put on quite an act for her benefit"
  6. behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  7. pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind; "He acted the idiot"; "She plays deaf when the news are bad"
  8. discharge one's duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"
  9. 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 hu
OPERATE
  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"
ROLE
  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"
USE
  1. (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"
  2. the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
  3. what something is used for; "the function of an auger is to bore holes"; "ballet is beautiful but what use is it?"
  4. a particular service; "he put his knowledge to good use"; "patrons have their uses"
  5. (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; "we were given the use of his boat"
  6. (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; "the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
  7. use up, consume fully; "The legislature expended its time on school questions"
  8. put into service; make work or employ fo
WORK
  1. shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
  2. a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
  3. prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
  4. applying the mind to learning and understanding a subject (especially by reading); "mastering a second language requires a lot of work"; "no schools offer graduate study in interior design"
  5. gratify and charm, usually in order to influence; "the political candidate worked the crowds"
  6. (physics) a manifestation of energy; the transfer of energy from one physical system to another expressed as the product of a force and the distance through which it moves a body in the direction of that force; "work equals force times distance"
  7. move in an agitated manner; "His fingers worked with tension"
  8. proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
  9. give a workout to; "Some
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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
Advantage
Agreement, heading off item of legislation
Appear
Application
Apply
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
Behave
Bill, finally cast in section of play
Bit of song and dance, e.
Bring into play
Bring to bear
Cameo, e.g.
Cameo, maybe
Cameo, say
Capacity
Capitalize on
Cause to function
Character
Character to go round in circles, we hear
Cleanup target?
Cockney optimist had to work
Collection of scenes
Consume
Consumption
Court following a law
Credits listing
Cry made while cracking a
Decline to ignore official purpose
Decree
Deed
Deed shown in a court
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
Employ some housemaids
Employ trick to get rid of Republican leader
Employment
Exercise
Exhaust, with "up"
Expend
Expensive timepiece missing bottom part
Exploit
Fair ___ (copyright issue
Fake it
Feign
Fill in (for)
Film part
Fine to abandon truth in law passed
Follow direction?
Front
Function of a court
Function of list, reportedly
Function of register announced
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"
Handling
Hat, symbolically
Have an effect
Have an effect (on)
Have no ___ for
Have work in Hollywood
Helpfulness
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.
Labor
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"
Manipulate
Masquerade
Middle of the question
Milk
Milk for all its worth
Milk, in a way
Milk, so to speak
Misbehave, with "up"
More than talk
Not delay
Not hesitate
Occupy
One may be leading or sup
One of five in "Julius Ca
One of five in "Othello"
Operate
Operation
Oxygen exercises used on speed run
Part
Part in a play
Part of a play
Part on stage
Part right: bravo!
Part to go round audibly
Part to play
Perform
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!
Ply
Portrayal
Practice
Press into service
Pretend
Pretense
Production part
Purpose
Put into service
Put to a purpose
Put to good ___
Put to work
Put-on
Reader's goal
Resort to
Rocky, for Stallone
Run
Run for a time with a couple of teachers after work
Section of a play
Series of scenes
Service
Service Europeans primarily associated with America
Serviceability
Show biz group
Show piece?
Slacker's bane
Something to play
Sound wheel part
Spend that American note
Stage entertainment
Stage part
Starlet's goal
Starring ___
Succeed
Surgeon's decision
Take a part
Take advantage of
Take effect
Take habitually
Take measures
Take steps
Take steps in a court
Task
The whole song and dance?
Theatrical part
Thing to play
Toil
Tread the boards
Tread the boards at Criterion theatre, taking leading parts
Treat shabbily
Try to profit from
Undertaking
Unfairly exploit
Utilise
Utilize
Value
Walk all over
Waste not
Wear and tear
What a scene is seen in
Who broke Oddjob?
Work
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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