Definitions for condition

Definitions for (noun) condition

Main entry: condition, experimental condition

Definition: the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition

Main entry: circumstance, condition, consideration

Definition: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision

Usage: another consideration is the time it would take

Main entry: stipulation, precondition, condition

Definition: an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

Main entry: condition, term

Definition: (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement

Usage: the contract set out the conditions of the lease; the terms of the treaty were generous

Main entry: condition

Definition: a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing

Usage: the human condition

Main entry: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations

Main entry: condition

Definition: an illness, disease, or other medical problem

Usage: a heart condition; a skin condition

Main entry: shape, condition

Definition: the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')

Definitions for (verb) condition

Main entry: condition

Definition: apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny

Usage: I condition my hair after washing it

Main entry: condition

Definition: put into a better state

Usage: he conditions old cars

Main entry: qualify, specify, stipulate, condition

Definition: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement

Usage: The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life; The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

Main entry: discipline, condition, train, check

Definition: develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control

Usage: Parents must discipline their children; Is this dog trained?

Main entry: condition

Definition: establish a conditioned response

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