condition

[ kuh n-dish-uh n ]
/ kənˈdɪʃ ən /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to make conditions.

Idioms

    on/upon condition that, with the promise or provision that; provided that; if: She accepted the position on condition that there would be opportunity for advancement.

Origin of condition

1275–1325; Middle English condicioun < Anglo-French; Old French < Latin condiciōn- (stem of condiciō) agreement, equivalent to con- con- + dic- say (see dictate) + -iōn- -ion; spelling with t by influence of Late Latin or Medieval Latin forms; compare French condition

SYNONYMS FOR condition

1 See state.
8 requirement, proviso.

Related forms

con·di·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·con·di·tion, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for condition

condition

/ (kənˈdɪʃən) /

noun

verb (mainly tr)

Word Origin for condition

C14: from Latin conditiō, from condīcere to discuss, agree together, from con- together + dīcere to say
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Medicine definitions for condition

condition

[ kən-dĭshən ]

n.

A disease or physical ailment.
A state of health or physical fitness.

v.

To cause an organism to respond in a specific manner to a conditioned stimulus in the absence of an unconditioned stimulus.
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Idioms and Phrases with condition

condition


see in condition; mint condition; on condition that; out of condition.

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