- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM conditioncon·di·tion·a·ble, adjectiveun·con·di·tion, verb (used with object)
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How to use condition in a sentence
Most of the time, you’re better off running a modern studless winter tire, like these Nokians, and staying home if conditions reach the point where those might not be enough.
As you might imagine, we have several duplicates of kitchen gadgets, all of which are in very good condition.Hints From Heloise: New scam tied to coronavirus pandemic|Heloise Heloise|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
None of it was easy, but it taught her a lot about the human condition.
Police say she’s listed in critical condition at a hospital.As police continue probe of Britt Reid crash, 5-year-old remains in critical condition|Rick Maese|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
She alleged that they were responsible for the crash because Zobayan had not properly checked the weather before taking off and had flown into unsafe conditions.
At St. Barnabas Hospital, Pellerano was listed in stable condition with wounds to his chest and arm.
Dossi initially was listed in critical condition with wounds to his arm and lower back.
When we meet them, their lives are unfulfilled, and at no point are we convinced their condition will change.
So, what happens if nothing in his training has replicated such a dire condition?Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The official spoke on condition of anonymity so as not to harm future access to those embattled communities.
There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Soon after that, I wrote you in regard to the condition in which we found this infant Church and Colony.
The men arrived in very bad condition, and many of them blinded with the salt water which had dashed into their eyes.
Mlle. Mayer had been for some time in a depressed condition, and her friends had been anxious about her.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Condition of the archbishopric of Manila in regard to the affairs of ecclesiastical and secular government.
British Dictionary definitions for condition
- a declaration or provision in a will, contract, etc, that makes some right or liability contingent upon the happening of some event
- the event itself
- to alter the response of (a person or animal) to a particular stimulus or situation
- to establish a conditioned response in (a person or animal)
Word Origin for condition
Other Idioms and Phrases with condition
see in condition; mint condition; on condition that; out of condition.