- (of a proposition) asserting that the existence or occurrence of one thing or event depends on the existence or occurrence of another thing or event; hypothetical.
- (of a syllogism) containing at least one conditional proposition as a premise.
- condition code register,
- condition codes,
- conditional access,
- conditional convergence,
- conditional operation,
- conditional probability,
- conditional sale
Origin of conditional
Examples from the Web for conditionally
Are you or are you not conditionally engaged to Mr. Harold Tillington?'Miss Cayley's Adventures|Grant Allen
"Conditionally—yes," replied Dacres, whereat his companion was even better pleased.The Dreadnought of the Air|Percy F. Westerman
But there is no statement anywhere that the Law is given to Israel conditionally and that it will ever be taken away from them.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
True, she was conditionally engaged to marry a Mr. Freeman Clarke, who was an itinerant preacher.Hubert's Wife|Minnie Mary Lee
In this process of being only conditionally accepted, accepted only for examination, meanings become ideas.How We Think|John Dewey
- (of an equation or inequality) true for only certain values of the variable: x ² –1 = x + 1 is a conditional equation, only true for x = 2 or –1
- (of an infinite series) divergent when the absolute values of the terms are considered
- a conditional form of a verb
- a conditional clause or sentence
late 14c., condicionel, from Old French condicionel (Modern French conditionnel), from Latin conditionalis, from condicionem (see condition (n.)). Related: Conditionally.