What does conditional mean?

Definitions for conditionalkənˈdɪʃ ə nl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word conditional.

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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. Omar Mora:

    Conditional liberty was one of the alternative measures his defense had reiteratively sought, thank God justice is starting to be done, given General Baduel should never have been detained.

  5. Chief Executive Ian King:

    It's conditional on determining with the Australian government what the future of the shipbuild industry is, it's not necessarily about orders, we need to take a long term view on what they want as capabilities.

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