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kənˈdɪʃ ə nlcon·di·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conditional(adj)

    qualified by reservations

  2. conditional(adj)

    imposing or depending on or containing a condition

    "conditional acceptance of the terms"; "lent conditional support"; "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"


  1. conditional(Noun)

    More completely conditional sentence, a statement that depends on a condition being true or false.

  2. conditional(Noun)

    The conditional mood.

  3. conditional(Noun)

    A statement that one sentence is true if another is.

    A implies B is a conditional.

  4. conditional(Noun)

    An instruction that branches depending on the truth of a condition at that point.

    and are conditionals in some programming languages.

  5. conditional(Adjective)

    Depending on a condition.

  6. conditional(Adjective)

    Stating that one sentence is true if another is.

    "A implies B" is a conditional statement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conditional(adj)

    containing, implying, or depending on, a condition or conditions; not absolute; made or granted on certain terms; as, a conditional promise

  2. Conditional(adj)

    expressing a condition or supposition; as, a conditional word, mode, or tense

  3. Conditional(noun)

    a limitation

  4. Conditional(noun)

    a conditional word, mode, or proposition

  5. Origin: [L. conditionalis.]


  1. Conditional

    Subject to, implying, or dependent upon something else; not absolute.

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How to say conditional in sign language?

  1. conditional


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conditional in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conditional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of conditional in a Sentence

  1. Gholamhossein Esmaili:

    The court has agreed on the conditional release of Nizar Zakka and he will be handed over to Lebanese authorities.

  2. Jamele Rigolini:

    I think the region is ... moving beyond conditional cash transfer, they were not enough to lift many of the people out of poverty.

  3. The LSE:

    Accordingly, the board unanimously rejects the conditional proposal and, given its fundamental flaws, sees no merit in further engagement.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    We like rain if the sun comes after it; we like night if the day comes after it; we like everything conditionally! We are conditional people!

  5. Brendan Foht:

    Sex selection kind of undermines the concept of unconditional love and obligation by making the love conditional upon the child being a certain thing, in this case, a boy or a girl.

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