functionalize

functionalize

[fuhngk-shuh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with object), functionalized, functionalizing.
to make functional.
Also, especially British, functionalise.


Origin:
1860–65; functional + -ize

functionalization, noun
defunctionalize, verb (used with object), defunctionalized, defunctionalizing.
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