a state at a particular time
"a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
condition, precondition, stipulation(noun)
an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
"the human condition"
circumstance, condition, consideration(noun)
information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
"another consideration is the time it would take"
the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
an illness, disease, or other medical problem
"a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
"the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
condition, experimental condition(verb)
the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
establish a conditioned response
discipline, train, check, condition(verb)
develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
"Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
stipulate, qualify, condition, specify(verb)
specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
"The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
put into a better state
"he conditions old cars"
apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny
"I condition my hair after washing it"
A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
A requirement, term or requisite.
The health status of a medical patient.
My aunt couldn't walk up the stairs in her condition.
The state or quality.
A particular state of being.
The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank.
A man of his condition has no place to make request.
To subject to the process of acclimation.
I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.
Origin: From conditio, noun of action from perfect passive participle conditus, + noun of action suffix -io.
mode or state of being; state or situation with regard to external circumstances or influences, or to physical or mental integrity, health, strength, etc.; predicament; rank; position, estate
essential quality; property; attribute
temperament; disposition; character
that which must exist as the occasion or concomitant of something else; that which is requisite in order that something else should take effect; an essential qualification; stipulation; terms specified
a clause in a contract, or agreement, which has for its object to suspend, to defeat, or in some way to modify, the principal obligation; or, in case of a will, to suspend, revoke, or modify a devise or bequest. It is also the case of a future uncertain event, which may or may not happen, and on the occurrence or non-occurrence of which, the accomplishment, recission, or modification of an obligation or testamentary disposition is made to depend
to make terms; to stipulate
to impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible
to invest with, or limit by, conditions; to burden or qualify by a condition; to impose or be imposed as the condition of
to contract; to stipulate; to agree
to put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college; as, to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study
to test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains)
Origin: [Cf. LL. conditionare. See Condition, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-dish′un, n. state in which things exist: a particular manner of being: quality: rank, as 'a person of condition:' pre-requisite: temper: a term of a contract: proposal: arrangement: (logic) that which must precede the operation of a cause: (law) a provision that upon the occurrence of an uncertain event an obligation shall come into force, or shall cease, or that the obligation shall not come into force until a certain event.—v.i. to make terms.—v.t. to agree upon: to restrict, limit: to determine.—adj. Condi′tional, depending on conditions.—n. Conditional′ity.—adv. Condi′tionally.—v.t. Condi′tionate, to condition: to qualify.—adj. Condi′tioned, having a certain condition, state, or quality: circumstanced: depending: relative—the opposite of absolute.—Conditioning House, an establishment in which the true weight, length, and condition of articles of trade and commerce are determined scientifically—the first in England established at Bradford in 1891. [L. condicio, -nis, a compact (later false spelling conditio)—condicĕre—con, together, dicĕre, to say.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Those variables of an operational environment or situation in which a unit, system, or individual is expected to operate and may affect performance. See also joint mission-essential tasks.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'condition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1190
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'condition' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2618
Rank popularity for the word 'condition' in Nouns Frequency: #133
The numerical value of condition in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of condition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is no doubt that (the recovery) is a necessary condition, now, the question stands of whether it will be a sufficient condition.
For me it was amazing how great the condition of the fossil was, [But Louise] was actually quite mortified by its condition. She told me it used to be much better.
In the last test results we did not find the MERS virus in the patient, his condition is much better but we still need to see if his other health conditions, including his heart condition, will have any effect on his recovery.
Surprisingly, the dog is in fairly good, physical condition, the blindness of course is from a pre-existing condition, but he’s not in foster care and we’re hoping he can find a home where he’s loved and respected in the way he should be.
Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.... Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition. The immature mind often mistakes one for the other, or assumes that the greater the love the greater the jealousy.
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- وَضْع, حَالَة, شرط, حالةArabic
- хәл, шарт, торошBashkir
- умо́ва, станBelarusian
- състоя́ние, приспособявам се, свиквам, усло́виеBulgarian
- condició, condicionarCatalan, Valencian
- podmínka, stav, kondiceCzech
- Kondition, konditionieren, Befinden, Bedingung, Zustand, Verfassung, BeschaffenheitGerman
- condición, situaciónSpanish
- حال, شرطPersian
- edellytys, sopeutua, olo, mukautua, tila, vointi, ehdollistaa, ehtoFinnish
- cor, càradhScottish Gaelic
- condizioni, condizionare, condizione, influenzareItalian
- 状態, 順応する, 条件, 調整する, 適応するJapanese
- شهرت, حاڵKurdish
- sąlyga, būklėLithuanian
- conditie, toestandDutch
- stan, warunekPolish
- condicionar, condição, acondicionarPortuguese
- condiție, condiționa, stareRomanian
- приучать, привыкать, приспособиться, состоя́ние, приспосабливать, приучить, привыкнуть, приспосабливаться, приспособить, усло́вие, положе́ниеRussian
- у́вет, úvet, у́вјет, stánje, úslov, ста́ње, у́слов, úvjetSerbo-Croatian
- stav, podmienkaSlovak
- stanje, pogojSlovene
- villkor, vänja sig, tillstånd, kondition, betinga, förutsättning, skickSwedish
- స్థితి, పరిస్థితిTelugu
- умо́ва, станUkrainian
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