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con·di·tion

 (kən-dĭsh′ən)
n.
1.
a. A mode or state of being: We bought a used boat in excellent condition. See Synonyms at state.
b. conditions Existing circumstances: Economic conditions have improved. The news reported the latest weather conditions.
c. Archaic Social position; rank.
2.
a. A state of health: Has the patient's condition deteriorated?
b. A state of physical fitness: Have you exercised enough to get back into condition?
c. A disease or physical ailment: a heart condition.
3.
a. One that is indispensable to the appearance or occurrence of another; a prerequisite: Compatibility is a condition of a successful marriage.
b. One that restricts or modifies another; a qualification: I'll make you a promise but with one condition.
4.
a. Grammar The dependent clause of a conditional sentence; protasis.
b. Logic A proposition on which another proposition depends; the antecedent of a conditional proposition.
5. Law
a. A provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent on the occurrence of an uncertain future event.
b. The event itself.
tr.v. con·di·tioned, con·di·tion·ing, con·di·tions
1.
a. To make dependent on a condition or conditions: Use of the cabin is conditioned on your keeping it clean.
b. To stipulate as a condition: "He only conditioned that the marriage should not take place before his return" (Jane Austen).
2.
a. To cause to be in a certain condition; shape or influence: "Our modern conceptions of historiography [are] conditioned by Western intellectual traditions" (Carol Meyers).
b. To accustom (oneself or another) to something; adapt: had to condition herself to long hours of hard work; conditioned the troops to marches at high altitudes.
c. To render fit for work or use: spent weeks conditioning the old car.
d. To improve the physical fitness of (the body, for example), as through repeated sessions of strenuous physical activity.
e. Psychology To cause (an organism) to respond in a specific manner to a conditioned stimulus in the absence of an unconditioned stimulus.
3. To treat (the air in a room, for example) by air-conditioning.
4. To replace moisture or oils in (hair, for example) by use of a therapeutic product.

[Middle English condicioun, from Old French condicion, from Late Latin conditiō, conditiōn-, alteration of Latin condiciō, from condīcere, to agree : com-, com- + dīcere, to talk; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

condition

(kənˈdɪʃən)
n
1. a particular state of being or existence; situation with respect to circumstances: the human condition.
2. something that limits or restricts something else; a qualification: you may enter only under certain conditions.
3. (plural) external or existing circumstances: conditions were right for a takeover.
4. state of health or physical fitness, esp good health (esp in the phrases in condition, out of condition)
5. (Medicine) an ailment or physical disability: a heart condition.
6. something indispensable to the existence of something else: your happiness is a condition of mine.
7. something required as part of an agreement or pact; terms: the conditions of the lease are set out.
8. (Law) law
a. a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc, that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
b. the event itself
9. (Logic) logic a statement whose truth is either required for the truth of a given statement (a necessary condition) or sufficient to guarantee the truth of the given statement (a sufficient condition). See sufficient2, necessary3e
10. (Mathematics) maths logic a presupposition, esp a restriction on the domain of quantification, indispensable to the proof of a theorem and stated as part of it
11. (Logic) maths logic a presupposition, esp a restriction on the domain of quantification, indispensable to the proof of a theorem and stated as part of it
12. (Statistics) statistics short for experimental condition
13. rank, status, or position in life
14. on condition that upon condition that (conjunction) provided that
vb (mainly tr)
15. (Psychology) psychol
a. to alter the response of (a person or animal) to a particular stimulus or situation
b. to establish a conditioned response in (a person or animal)
16. to put into a fit condition or state
17. (Hairdressing & Grooming) to improve the condition of (one's hair) by use of special cosmetics
18. to accustom or inure
19. to subject to a condition
20. (intr) archaic to make conditions
[C14: from Latin conditiō, from condīcere to discuss, agree together, from con- together + dīcere to say]

con•di•tion

(kənˈdɪʃ ən)

n.
1. a particular mode of being of a person or thing; existing state; situation with respect to circumstances.
2. state of health: a patient in critical condition.
3. fit or requisite state: to be in no condition to run.
4. social position.
5. a restricting, limiting, or modifying circumstance: It can happen only under certain conditions.
6. a circumstance indispensable to some result; prerequisite: conditions of acceptance.
7. Usu., conditions. existing circumstances: poor living conditions.
8. something demanded as an essential part of an agreement; provision; stipulation: I accept on one condition.
9. Law.
a. a stipulation that would alter an agreement should a specified event occur.
b. the event itself.
10. an abnormal or diseased state of part of the body: heart condition; skin condition.
11. an academic grade that permits a student failing a course to earn credit for the course by later performance.
v.t.
14. to put in a fit or proper state.
15. to accustom or inure: to condition oneself to the cold.
16. to form or be a condition of; determine, limit, or restrict as a condition.
17. to make (something) a condition.
18. to establish a conditioned response in (a subject).
19. to apply a conditioner to.
v.i.
20. to make conditions.
[1275–1325; Middle English condicioun < Anglo-French; Old French < Latin condiciō agreement, stipulation <condic-, condīcere to give notice, appoint (con- + dīcere to say)]
con•di′tion•a•ble, adj.

condition

Those variables of an operational environment or situation in which a unit, system, or individual is expected to operate and may affect performance. See also joint mission-essential tasks; standard.
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Noun1.condition - a state at a particular timecondition - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
diversity - the condition or result of being changeable
anchorage - the condition of being secured to a base; "the plant needs a firm anchorage"; "the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family"
health - the general condition of body and mind; "his delicate health"; "in poor health"
mode - a particular functioning condition or arrangement; "switched from keyboard to voice mode"
ecological niche, niche - (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
noise conditions - the condition of being noisy (as in a communication channel)
participation, involvement - the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
prepossession - the condition of being prepossessed; "the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable"
regularisation, regularization - the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)
saturation - a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
silence - the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking); "there was a shocked silence"; "he gestured for silence"
situation, position - a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
ski conditions - the amount and state of snow for skiing
nomination - the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election; "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"
standardisation, standardization - the condition in which a standard has been successfully established; "standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars"
stigmatism - (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point
astigmatism, astigmia - (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point
way - the condition of things generally; "that's the way it is"; "I felt the same way"
circumstance - a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
homelessness - the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)
reinstatement - the condition of being reinstated; "her reinstatement to her former office followed quickly"
place - proper or appropriate position or location; "a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
celibacy - an unmarried status
virginity - the condition or quality of being a virgin
innocence - a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense; "the trial established his innocence"
sinlessness, whiteness, innocence, pureness, purity - the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
guilt, guiltiness - the state of having committed an offense
encapsulation - the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule); "the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths"
polarisation, polarization - the condition of having or giving polarity
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyalinisation, hyalinization - the state of being hyaline or having become hyaline; "the patient's arterioles showed marked hyalinization"
vacuolation, vacuolisation, vacuolization - the state of having become filled with vacuoles
protuberance - the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out; "the protuberance of his belly"
curvature - (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal; "curvature of the spine"
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
difficulty - a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"
melioration, improvement - a condition superior to an earlier condition; "the new school represents a great improvement"
declination, decline - a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
ennoblement - the state of being noble
ascendance, ascendancy, ascendence, ascendency, dominance, control - the state that exists when one person or group has power over another; "her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"
2.condition - an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
assumption, premise, premiss - a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
boundary condition - (mathematics) a condition specified for the solution to a set of differential equations
provision, proviso - a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision"
3.condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
social stratification, stratification - the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group
ordinary - the expected or commonplace condition or situation; "not out of the ordinary"
introversion, invagination - the condition of being folded inward or sheathed
roots - the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage; "his roots in Texas go back a long way"; "he went back to Sweden to search for his roots"; "his music has African roots"
lysogenicity, lysogeny - the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material; "when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny"
circumstances, luck, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, portion - your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
amphidiploidy - the condition of being amphidiploid
diploidy - the condition of being diploid
haploidy - the condition of being haploid
heteroploidy - the condition of being heteroploid
polyploidy - the condition of being polyploid
mosaicism - the condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup
orphanage, orphanhood - the condition of being a child without living parents; "his early orphanage shaped his character as an adult"
stigmatism - the condition of having or being marked by stigmata
transsexualism - condition in which a person assumes the identity and permanently acts the part of the gender opposite to his or her biological sex
4.condition - information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
justification - something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary; "he considered misrule a justification for revolution"
mitigating circumstance - (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense
5.condition - the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
physical fitness, fitness - good physical condition; being in shape or in condition
6.condition - an illness, disease, or other medical problem; "a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
7.condition - (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"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
statement - a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day"
agreement, understanding - the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises; "they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business"; "there was an understanding between management and the workers"
8.condition - the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
experiment, experimentation - the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
Verb1.condition - establish a conditioned response
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
2.condition - develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
make grow, develop - cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
mortify - practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
groom, train, prepare - educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior"
3.condition - 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"
contract, undertake - enter into a contractual arrangement
stipulate - give a guarantee or promise of; "They stipulated to release all the prisoners"
provide - determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation; "The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"; "The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"
4.condition - put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"
ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, better - to make better; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
recondition - bring into an improved condition; "He reconditioned the old appliances"
5.condition - apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; "I condition my hair after washing it"
shampoo - use shampoo on (hair)

condition

noun
1. state, order, shape, nick (Brit. informal), trim The two-bedroom chalet is in good condition.
2. situation, state, position, status, circumstances, plight, status quo (Latin), case, predicament The government has encourage people to better their condition.
3. requirement, terms, rider, provision, restriction, qualification, limitation, modification, requisite, prerequisite, proviso, stipulation, rule, demand They had agreed to a summit subject to certain conditions.
4. health, shape, fitness, trim, form, kilter, state of health, fettle, order She was in fine condition for a woman of her age.
5. ailment, problem, complaint, weakness, malady, infirmity Doctors suspect he may have a heart condition.
plural noun
1. circumstances, situation, environment, surroundings, way of life, milieu The conditions in the camp are just awful.
verb
1. train, teach, educate, adapt, accustom, inure, habituate We have been conditioned to believe that it is weak to be scared.
2. nourish, improve, feed Lecithin is a protein which is excellent for conditioning dry and damaged hair.
on condition that provided that, if, on the understanding that, as long as He only spoke to reporters on condition that he was not identified.

condition

noun
1. Manner of being or form of existence:
2. A state of sound readiness:
4. A restricting or modifying element:
Informal: string (often used in plural).
5. Existing surroundings that affect an activity.Used in plural:
circumstance (often used in plural), environment.
Slang: scene.
verb
To make familiar through constant practice or use:
Translations
حالحالةحالَهشرْطيُحَدِّد ، يتحكّم ب
stavpodmínkaupraviturčovatdostat se
betingelseforfatningforholdkomme i formpåvirke
stato
شرط
edellytysehdollistaaehtokuntotila
stanjeuvjet
feltételformába hoz/jönkondicionálmegszab
aîstæîurlaga; koma í gott ástandskilyrîivera háîur, ráîast af
状態調整する適応する順応する条件
조건
conditio
būklėišlygakondicionieriuslygtinailygtinis
apstākļiizvirzīt noteikumusnosacījumsnosacītnoteikums
okolnostipodmieniť
stanjeusposobitiutrditipogojrazmere
konditiontillståndvillkor
สภาวะ
koşulkoşullandırmakşartşartlandırmakvaziyet
điều kiện

condition

[kənˈdɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= state) → condición f, estado m
in good conditionen buenas condiciones, en buen estado
to keep o.s. in conditionmantenerse en forma
living conditionscondiciones de vida
to be in no condition to do sthno estar en condiciones de hacer algo
to be out of conditionno estar en forma
physical conditionestado físico
physical conditionscondiciones físicas
in poor conditionen malas condiciones
weather conditionsestado del tiempo
working conditionscondiciones de trabajo
2. (= stipulation) → condición f
on condition thata condición de que
on no conditionbajo ningún concepto
I'll do it on one conditionlo haré, con una condición
on this conditioncon esta condición
conditions of salecondiciones de venta
3. (= circumstance) → circunstancia f
under existing conditionsen las circunstancias actuales
4. (= disease) → enfermedad f, padecimiento m
he has a heart conditiontiene una afección cardíaca
5. (social) → clase f
of humble conditionde clase humilde
B. VT
1. (= make healthy) [+ hair] → condicionar
2. (= determine) → determinar
to be conditioned bydepender de
3. (Psych) (= train) → condicionar

condition

[kənˈdɪʃən]
n
(= state) → état f
in poor condition → en mauvais état
in good condition → en bon état
to be in no condition to do sth [person] → ne pas être en état de faire qch
to be out of condition [person] (= unfit, unhealthy) → ne pas être en forme
(= circumstance) → condition f
weather conditions → conditions fpl météorologiques
living conditions → conditions fpl de vie
(= requirement) → condition
on one condition → à une condition
I'll do it, on one condition → Je veux bien le faire, à une condition.
on condition (that) ... → à condition que ... + subj, à condition de
(= disease) → maladie f
a heart condition → une maladie cardiaque
vt
(= influence) [+ person] → conditionner
to be conditioned to do sth → être conditionné(e) à faire qch
[+ hair] → traiter

condition

n
(= determining factor)Bedingung f (also Jur, Comm); (= prerequisite)Voraussetzung f; conditions of saleVerkaufsbedingungen pl; on condition that …unter der Bedingung or Voraussetzung, dass …; on one/this conditionunter einer/der Bedingung or Voraussetzung; on what condition?zu welchen Bedingungen?, unter welchen Voraussetzungen?; on no conditionauf keinen Fall; to make conditionsBedingungen stellen; he made it a condition that …er machte es zur Bedingung, dass …
conditions pl (= circumstances)Verhältnisse pl, → Zustände pl (pej); working conditionsArbeitsbedingungen pl; living conditionsWohnverhältnisse pl; weather conditionsdie Wetterlage; in or under (the) present conditionsbei den derzeitigen Verhältnissen
no pl (= state)Zustand m; he is in good/bad conditioner ist in guter/schlechter Verfassung; it is in good/bad conditiones ist in gutem/schlechtem Zustand; not in your condition!nicht in deinem Zustand!; he is in a critical conditionsein Zustand ist kritisch; he is in no condition to make the journeyer ist nicht reisefähig; the car is in no condition to make such a long journeyso wie das Auto ist, kann man damit keine Reise machen; you’re in no condition to drivedu bist nicht mehr fahrtüchtig; to be in/out of conditioneine gute/keine Kondition haben; to keep in/get into conditionin Form bleiben/kommen; (Sport also) → seine Kondition beibehalten/sich (dat)eine gute Kondition antrainieren; in an interesting condition (dated hum inf)in anderen Umständen; to change one’s condition (old)sich verehelichen (dated); the human conditiondie Situation des Menschen or der Menschen
(Med) → Beschwerden pl; heart/thyroid conditionHerz-/Schilddrüsenleiden nt; he has a heart conditioner ist herzkrank
(old: = rank) → Stand m, → Schicht f; in every condition of lifeaus allen Ständen
vt
(esp pass: = determine) → bedingen, bestimmen; to be conditioned bybedingt sein durch, abhängen von
(= bring into good condition) hair, athlete, animalin Form bringen; conditioning powderAufbaumittel nt
(Psych etc: = train) → konditionieren; (= accustom)gewöhnen; they have become conditioned to believe itsie sind so konditioniert, dass sie es glauben; conditioned reflex or responsebedingter Reflex

condition

[kənˈdɪʃn]
1. n
a.condizione f
on condition that → a condizione di, a condizione che + sub
under or in the present conditions → nelle attuali condizioni or circostanze
in good/poor condition → in buone/cattive condizioni
to be in no condition to do sth → non essere in condizione di fare qc
to be out of condition (person) → essere fuori forma
physical condition (of person) → condizioni fisiche
physical conditions → condizioni ambientali
weather conditions → condizioni meteorologiche
conditions of sale → condizioni di vendita
b. (disease) → malattia
to have a heart condition → soffrire di (mal di) cuore

condition

(kənˈdiʃən) noun
1. state or circumstances in which a person or thing is. The house is not in good condition; He is in no condition to leave hospital; under ideal conditions; living conditions; variable conditions.
2. something that must happen or be done before some other thing happens or is done; a term or requirement in an agreement. It was a condition of his going that he should pay his own expenses; That is one of the conditions in the agreement.
verb
1. to affect or control. behaviour conditioned by circumstances.
2. to put into the required state. The footballers trained hard in order to condition themselves for the match.
conˈditional adjective
depending on certain conditions. This offer of a university place is conditional on your being able to pass your final school exams; a conditional offer.
conˈditionally adverb
conˈditioner noun
something which helps in conditioning. hair-conditioner.
on condition that
if, and only if (something is done). You will be paid tomorrow on condition that the work is finished.

condition

حال stav betingelse Zustand κατάσταση condición, estado kunto condition stanje condizione 状態 조건 conditie tilstand warunek condição условие villkor สภาวะ koşul điều kiện 条件

con·di·tion

n. condición, cualidad;
guarded ___en estado de gravedad;
preexisting ______ preexistente;
undiagnosed ______ sin diagnosticar.

condition

n (state) estado, condición f; (ailment) afección f, condición f, enfermedad f; critical — estado crítico, condicion crítica; preexisting — condición preexistente
References in classic literature ?
All serene on the Rappahannock, troops in fine condition, commisary department well conducted, the Home Guard under Colonel Teddy always on duty, Commander in Chief General Laurence reviews the army daily, Quartermaster Mullet keeps order in camp, and Major Lion does picket duty at night.
She was in that condition because of a series of circumstances also curious.
But I don't call that a condition, for of course Tom Swift will go.
At supper the men ate like vikings, and the chocolate cake, which I had hoped would linger on until tomorrow in a mutilated condition, disappeared on the second round.
It was evident that his momentary weakness had vanished with the explanation of a mystery which his own experience had not served to fathom; and though he now felt all the realities of their actual condition, that he was prepared to meet them with the energy of his hardy nature.
In view of the good character to which your friends have testified, and on the condition that you do not touch liquor, I will not sentence you to jail, but will place you in charge of the probation officer.
This mournful scene exhibited a horror almost unparalleled: Some torn and eaten by wild beasts; those in the river eaten by fishes; all in such a putrified condition, that no one could be distinguished from another.
I sometimes fancy that my condition if I had less opposition and more society and stimulus--but John says the very worst thing I can do is to think about my condition, and I confess it always makes me feel bad.
Such had been the state and condition of the little shop in old Hepzibah's childhood, when she and her brother used to play at hide-and-seek in its forsaken precincts.
At all events, I, the present writer, as their representative, hereby take shame upon myself for their sakes, and pray that any curse incurred by them -- as I have heard, and as the dreary and unprosperous condition of the race, for many a long year back, would argue to exist -- may be now and henceforth removed.
It sounded dull--it sounded strange; and all the more so because of his main condition.
Had it not been for us whalemen, that tract of land would this day perhaps have been in as howling condition as the coast of Labrador.