condition: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kun-dish'un), [key]
- a particular mode of being of a person or thing; existing state; situation with respect to circumstances.
- state of health: He was reported to be in critical condition.
- fit or requisite state: to be out of condition; to be in no condition to run.
- social position: in a lowly condition.
- a restricting, limiting, or modifying circumstance: It can happen only under certain conditions.
- a circumstance indispensable to some result; prerequisite; that on which something else is contingent: conditions of acceptance.
- Usually,existing circumstances: poor living conditions.
- something demanded as an essential part of an agreement; provision; stipulation: He accepted on one condition.
- a stipulation in an agreement or instrument transferring property that provides for a change consequent on the occurrence or nonoccurrence of a stated event.
- the event upon which this stipulation depends.
- an abnormal or diseased state of part of the body: heart condition; skin condition.
- a requirement imposed on a college student who fails to reach the prescribed standard in a course at the end of the regular period of instruction, permitting credit to be established by later performance.
- the course or subject to which the requirement is attached.
- the antecedent of a conditional proposition.
- with the promise or provision that; provided that; if: She accepted the position on condition that there would be opportunity for advancement.
- to put in a fit or proper state.
- to accustom or inure: to condition oneself to the cold.
- to air-condition.
- to form or be a condition of; determine, limit, or restrict as a condition.
- to subject to particular conditions or circumstances: Her studies conditioned her for her job.
- to impose a condition on (a student).
- to test (a commodity) to ascertain its condition.
- to make (something) a condition; stipulate.
- to establish a conditioned response in (a subject).
- to test (fibers or fabrics) for the presence of moisture or other foreign matter.
- to replace moisture lost from (fibers or fabrics) in manipulation or manufacture.
- to make conditions.
- condition (Thesaurus)