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What is a declaration?

Why do people say "declare the function" when only statements with let, const, or var are declarations? MDN has only those three keywords listed under the declaration section.

1 Answer

Richard Verbraak
Richard Verbraak
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Declaring a function is simply a way of saying, give the function a name so it can be called back and used by the compiler. You just define what the function does, the same way you declare variables.

Just a figure of speech in this case ;)