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condition (noun)
1.
a) a premise upon which the fulfillment of an agreement depends - stipulation
b) obsolete - covenant
c) a provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent upon an uncertain event , also the event itself
2.
something essential to the appearance or occurrence of something else as - prerequisite
a) an environmental requirement - available oxygen is an essential condition for animal life
b) the subordinate clause of a sentence - conditional
3.
a) a restricting or modifying factor - qualification
b) an unsatisfactory academic grade that may be raised by doing additional work
4.
a) a state of being - the human condition
b) social status - rank
c) a usually defective state of health - a serious heart condition
d) a state of physical fitness or readiness for use - the car was in good condition exercising to get into condition
e) attendant circumstances - poor living conditions
5.
a) obsolete temper of mind
b) obsolete - trait
c) archaic - manners ways
condition (verb)
intransitive verb
transitive verb
archaic to make stipulations
1.
to agree by stipulating
2.
to make - conditional
3.
a) to put into a proper state for work or use
b) - air-condition
4.
to give a grade of condition to
5.
a) to adapt, modify, or mold so as to conform to an environing culture - traditional beliefs conditioning a child's attitude
b) to modify so that an act or response previously associated with one stimulus becomes associated with another
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