condition

[ kuh n-dish-uh n ]
/ kənˈdɪʃ ən /
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noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to make conditions.

Nearby words

  1. condignly,
  2. condillac,
  3. condillac, étienne bonnot de,
  4. condiment,
  5. condisciple,
  6. condition code register,
  7. condition codes,
  8. conditional,
  9. conditional access,
  10. conditional convergence

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 formscon·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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Word Origin and History for condition
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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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