The _ready() function

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:bust_in_silhouette: Asked By ashish

If we have the _ready function in a script, are all other functions in the script executed in order, even if they are not called in the ready function?
How other than through signals are the functions written in a script executed?

:bust_in_silhouette: Reply From: Darxoon

All of the functions in a script are only executed, when you call them, except for _ready, _process, _physics_process and a few other ones that start with a _