1 a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations" [syn: status]
2 a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
3 an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else [syn: precondition, stipulation]
4 (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" [syn: term]
5 the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') [syn: shape]
6 information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take" [syn: circumstance, consideration]
7 the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition [syn: experimental condition]
1 establish a conditioned response
2 train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?" [syn: discipline, train, check]
3 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" [syn: stipulate, qualify, specify]
4 put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"
5 apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; "I condition my hair after washing it"
EtymologyFrom Latin conditio, noun of action from perfect passive participle conditus, + noun of action suffix -io
- A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
- The health status of a medical patient.
- The state of any object, referring to the amount of its wear.
- The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social
and/or economic class.
- 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition
(1995), page 140
- Could you expect me to rejoice in the inferiority of your connections?---to congratulate myself on the hope of relations, whose condition in life is so decidedly beneath my own?
- 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Modern Library Edition (1995), page 140
logical clause or phrase
- Czech: podmínka
- Danish: bekostning
- Finnish: ehto, edellytys
- German: Bedingung, Kondition
- Hebrew: תנאי (tnai)
- Italian: condizione
- Japanese: 条件 ()
- Sorani: شهرت
- Latin: conditio
- Persian: (shart)
- Russian: условие
- Slovene: pogoj
- Spanish: condición
- Swedish: tillstånd
- Telugu: స్థితి (sthithi), పరిస్థితి (paristhithi)
health status of a patient
state of an object
- To undergo 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 undergo the process of acclimation
To subject to different conditions
- German: konditionieren
- Japanese: 調整する ()
To shape the behaviour of someone to do something
Translations to be checked
Condition can refer to:
- A state of being.
- Living condition, see Quality of life.
- A disease, such as a heart condition.
- A proposition upon which another proposition depends, such as "if-then" statements. See logical conditional.
- To cause a certain response to a stimulus, see conditioning.
- To replace moisture or oils, especially in hair, see conditioner.
- To change climate to an appropriate level, see air conditioning.
- A status effect which is usually negative, see Condition (computer gaming).
- A state which is induced in the subject of a psychological experiment, see condition (experimental psychology).
- The Condition number, a measure of a matrix in digital computation.
- Conditional (disambiguation)
condition in Czech: Podmínka
condition in German: Kondition
condition in French: Condition
condition in Simple English: Condition
condition in Chinese: 条件
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