Definition of Condition

1. Noun. A state at a particular time. "The current status of the arms negotiations"

Exact synonyms: Status
Generic synonyms: State
Specialized synonyms: Diversity, Anchorage, Health, Mode, Ecological Niche, Niche, Noise Conditions, Involvement, Participation, Prepossession, Regularisation, Regularization, Saturation, Silence, Position, Situation, Ski Conditions, Nomination, Standardisation, Standardization, Stigmatism, Astigmatism, Astigmia, Way, Circumstance, Homelessness, Reinstatement, Place, Celibacy, Virginity, Innocence, Innocence, Pureness, Purity, Sinlessness, Whiteness, Guilt, Guiltiness, Encapsulation, Polarisation, Polarization, Physical Condition, Physiological Condition, Physiological State, Hyalinisation, Hyalinization, Vacuolation, Vacuolisation, Vacuolization, Protuberance, Curvature, Mental Condition, Mental State, Psychological Condition, Psychological State, Difficulty, Improvement, Melioration, Declination, Decline, Ennoblement, Ascendance, Ascendancy, Ascendence, Ascendency, Control, Dominance, Comfort, Comfortableness, Discomfort, Uncomfortableness, Demand, Need, Fullness, Emptiness, Nakedness, Nudeness, Nudity, Depilation, Hairlessness, Deshabille, Dishabille, Hopefulness, Despair, Desperation, Pureness, Purity, Impureness, Impurity, Financial Condition, Economic Condition, Sanitary Condition, Tilth, Order, Orderliness, Disorder, Disorderliness, Normalcy, Normality, Lactosuria, Environmental Condition, Climate, Mood, Ambiance, Ambience, Atmosphere, Immunity, Unsusceptibility, Immunity, Resistance, Subservience, Susceptibility, Susceptibleness, Wetness, Dryness, Waterlessness, Xerotes, Safety, Danger, Tautness, Tenseness, Tension, Tensity, Amyotonia, Atonia, Atonicity, Atony, Laxity, Laxness, Repair, Soundness, Muteness, Mutism, Eye Condition, Unsoundness, Impropriety, Dark, Darkness, Iniquity, Wickedness, Illumination, Light, Malady, Serration, Absolution, Automation, Brutalisation, Brutalization, Condemnation, Deification, Diversification, Exoneration, Facilitation, Frizz, Fruition, Hospitalization, Identification, Impaction, Ionisation, Ionization, Irradiation, Leakiness, Lubrication, Mechanisation, Mechanization, Motivation, Mummification, Preservation, Prognathism, Rustication, Rustiness, Scandalisation, Scandalization, Submission, Urbanisation, Urbanization

2. Verb. Establish a conditioned response.
Generic synonyms: Instruct, Learn, Teach
Derivative terms: Conditioning

3. Noun. An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.
Exact synonyms: Precondition, Stipulation
Generic synonyms: Assumption, Premise, Premiss
Specialized synonyms: Boundary Condition, Provision, Proviso

4. Verb. Develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control. "Is this dog trained?"
Exact synonyms: Check, Discipline, Train
Generic synonyms: Develop, Make Grow
Specialized synonyms: Mortify
Related verbs: Groom, Prepare, Train
Derivative terms: Check, Conditioner, Discipline, Trainee

5. Noun. A mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing. "The human condition"

6. Verb. Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement. "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
Exact synonyms: Qualify, Specify, Stipulate
Generic synonyms: Contract, Undertake
Related verbs: Stipulate
Specialized synonyms: Provide
Derivative terms: Qualification, Specification, Specification, Stipulation, Stipulatory

7. Noun. Information that should be kept in mind when making a decision. "Another consideration is the time it would take"
Exact synonyms: Circumstance, Consideration
Generic synonyms: Information
Specialized synonyms: Justification, Mitigating Circumstance
Derivative terms: Consider, Consider, Consider

8. Verb. Put into a better state. "He conditions old cars"
Generic synonyms: Ameliorate, Amend, Better, Improve, Meliorate
Specialized synonyms: Recondition
Derivative terms: Conditioner

9. Noun. The state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape').
Exact synonyms: Shape
Generic synonyms: Good Health, Healthiness
Specialized synonyms: Fitness, Physical Fitness

10. Verb. Apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny. "They condition their hair "; "I condition my hair after washing it"
Generic synonyms: Shampoo
Derivative terms: Conditioner

11. Noun. An illness, disease, or other medical problem. "A skin condition"
Generic synonyms: Illness, Malady, Sickness, Unwellness

12. Noun. (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement. "The terms of the treaty were generous"
Exact synonyms: Term
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Generic synonyms: Statement
Group relationships: Agreement, Understanding

13. Noun. The procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition.
Exact synonyms: Experimental Condition
Group relationships: Experiment, Experimentation
Generic synonyms: Procedure, Process

Definition of Condition

1. n. 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.

2. v. i. To make terms; to stipulate.

3. v. t. To invest with, or limit by, conditions; to burden or qualify by a condition; to impose or be imposed as the condition of.

Definition of Condition

1. Noun. A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false. ¹

2. Noun. A requirement, term(,) or requisite. ¹

3. Noun. The health status of a medical patient. ¹

4. Noun. The state or quality. ¹

5. Noun. A particular state of being. ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank. ¹

7. Verb. To subject to the process of acclimation. ¹

8. Verb. To subject to different '''conditions''', especially as an exercise. ¹

9. Verb. To shape the behaviour of someone to do something. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner. ¹

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Definition of Condition

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Condition

1. A mode or state of being, the state of being fit: the physical status of the body as a whole or of one of its parts usually used to indicate abnormality. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Condition

condition (current term)
condition precedent
conditional-lethal mutant
conditional agreement
conditional contract
conditional entropy
conditional mood
conditional moods
conditional mutation
conditional perfect
conditional probability

Literary usage of Condition

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1900)
"CHAPTER III SOCIAL condition OF THE ANGLO-AMERICANS ASOCIAL condition is commonly the result of circumstances, sometimes of laws, oftener still of these two ..."

2. A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property by William Cruise, Henry Hopley White (1835)
"Thus it How a condi- has been stated, that where a condition cannot be apportioned, ... A condition maybe destroyed by a release. Thus Lord i inst. 291. b. ..."

3. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1870)
"It is not generally understood that if a similar pathological condition is gradually produced, as it often is, by the slow and progressive approaches of ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... in effective and fine condition :' (though they had as many, or even more, at the beginning of the war). For A hundred kept guard round Attica, ..."

5. Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England (partly by Henry John Stephen, Edward Jenks, William Blackstone (1903)
"[ESTATES upon condition have been reserved till now, because they are indeed more properly qualifications of estates, than a distinct species of themselves, ..."

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