Synonyms of 'functional'
practical rather than decorativeThe decor is functional.
in working orderWe have fully functional smoke alarms on all staircases.
the oldest working steam engine in the world
The scheme was soon operative.
The new space station will be fully operational by next year.
in working order, , , ,
commercially viable products
up and running, ,
We're trying to get the medical facilities up and running.
blackened, but still usable, cooking pots and other objects
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in the sense of operational
in working order and ready for useThe new space station will be fully operational by next year.
in the sense of operative
in force, effect, or operationThe scheme was soon operative.
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