“Meaning function” refers to the uses to which meaning is put, as evidenced in the social and natural-material experience of its making, always involving reference, agency, structure, context and interest. All functions always present in every meaning. We can focus the attention of our analysis on one, then another, of these meaning functions. With each shift in focus we will see different things in a meaning, perhaps complementary or conflicting. Within each meaning function there is constant movement, or functional transposition, where the momentary meaning of each function is its impatient waiting to become another. Immanent meaning embraces its imminent transposability.