Noun: condition kun'di-shun
Verb: condition kun'di-shun
- A state at a particular time
"a condition of disrepair";
- An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
- precondition, stipulation
- A mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing
"the human condition"
- Information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
"another condition is the time it would take";
- circumstance, consideration
- The state of (good) health (especially in the phrases 'in condition' or 'in shape' or 'out of condition' or 'out of shape')
- An illness, disease, or other medical problem
"a heart condition"; "a skin condition"
- (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
"the contract set out the conditions of the lease";
- The procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
- experimental condition
- Establish a conditioned response
- Develop (children's) behaviour by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
- discipline, train, check
- Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
"The will conditions that she can live in the house for the rest of her life";
- stipulate, qualify, specify
- Put into a better state
"he conditions old cars"
- Apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny
"I condition my hair after washing it"
Derived forms: conditioned, conditions, conditioning
Type of: ameliorate, amend, assumption, better, contract, develop, good health, healthiness, illness, improve, information, instruct, learn, make grow, malady, meliorate, mend, premise, premiss, procedure, process, shampoo, sickness, state, statement, teach, undertake, unwellness
Part of: agreement, experiment, experimentation, understanding