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What is the opposite of function?

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Noun
Opposite of the function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
“Most users click the introduction link, further validating the uselessness of flash screens.”
Noun
Opposite of an activity that is natural to or the purpose of a person or thing
“At times the pointlessness of the whole jingbang irritates me, to be part of this circular joke.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing dependent on another factor or factors
“As we know from attribution theory, there is a tendency to focus on the person, not the situation, as the cause of events.”
Noun
Opposite of an area of special knowledge, interest, or responsibility
Noun
Opposite of a formal evening party
Noun
Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
Noun
Opposite of a gathering of a social nature
“After the fall of the Starks, a feud befell the different Houses in the North.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
“She stated that her debilitating physical disability was grounds for work exemption.”
Noun
Opposite of a social gathering or enjoyable activity held to celebrate something
“I prefer solitude because I have an introverted personality.”
Noun
Opposite of a responsibility or duty
“They've dropped the cowardice charges, but he's going to be charged with dereliction of duty.”
Noun
Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“His hands had been in his pockets, and he looked like he was up to no good, but, in reality, he was up to nothing.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or condition of being useful
Noun
Opposite of an act or series of acts performed according to a traditional or prescribed form
Noun
Opposite of a goal or purpose
Noun
Opposite of the state of being active, operative, or effective
“The inactivity of the marketing department is starting to become a significant expense for the company.”
Verb
Opposite of to act or function in a specified manner
“Using less than ideal materials, Nico believes that it will fail as a makeshift tent.”
Verb
Opposite of to work or operate in a proper or particular way
“The fire caused the motor electronics and the control panel to malfunction before spreading to the adjacent wells.”
Verb
Opposite of to act in a given way in response to something
Verb
Opposite of to be in working condition
“Your computer will break down if you spill coffee on it.”
Verb
Opposite of to maintain the operations of
“Plans to rollout recycling education improvements could fail due to a lack of funding.”
Verb
Opposite of to serve, or be used in, a secondary purpose
Verb
(of an engine) Opposite of to fire and start running
“The mechanic would later tell us that he could not see any observable reason why the engine would stop.”
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