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  Definition of Condition
  1. the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable''s effect by comparison with a control condition
  2. information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
  3. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
  4. (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
  5. a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
  6. a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
  7. the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition'' or `in shape'' or `out of condition'' or `out of shape'')
  8. apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; "I condition my hair after washing it"
  9. put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"
  10. specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
  11. train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
  12. establish a conditioned response
Similar Words: experimental condition, circumstance, consideration, precondition, stipulation, term, status, shape, stipulate, qualify, specify, discipline, train, check


Hyponyms: justification, mitigating circumstance, boundary condition, provision, proviso, stratification, social stratification, ordinary, invagination, introversion, roots, lysogeny, lysogenicity, fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion, amphidiploidy, diploidy, haploidy, heteroploidy, polyploidy, mosaicism, orphanage, orphanhood, stigmatism, health, mode, niche, ecological niche, noise conditions, participation, involvement, prepossession, regularization, regularisation, saturation, silence, situation, position, ski conditions, nomination, standardization, standardisation, astigmatism, astigmia, way, circumstance, homelessness, reinstatement, place, celibacy, virginity, innocence, purity, sinlessness, guilt, guiltiness, encapsulation, polarization, polarisation, pathological state, disorder, upset, hyalinization, hyalinisation, vacuolization, vacuolisation, vacuolation, protuberance, curvature, psychological state, mental state, difficulty, improvement, melioration, decline, declination, ennoblement, dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control, comfort, comfortableness, discomfort, uncomfortableness, need, demand, fullness, emptiness, nakedness, nudity, nudeness, hairlessness, depilation, dishabille, deshabille, hopefulness, despair, desperation, pureness, impurity, impureness, financial condition, economic condition, sanitary condition, tilth, orderliness, order, disorderliness, normality, normalcy, abnormality, abnormalcy, abnormal condition, lactosuria, environmental condition, climate, mood, atmosphere, ambiance, ambience, unsusceptibility, immunity, resistance, subservience, susceptibility, susceptibleness, wetness, dryness, waterlessness, xerotes, safety, danger, tension, tensity, tenseness, tautness, atonicity, atony, atonia, amyotonia, repair, soundness, mutism, eye condition, unsoundness, iniquity, wickedness, darkness, dark, light, illumination, malady, serration, absolution, automation, brutalization, brutalisation, condemnation, deification, diversification, exoneration, facilitation, fruition, hospitalization, identification, impaction, ionization, ionisation, irradiation, lubrication, mechanization, mechanisation, motivation, mummification, preservation, rustication, scandalization, scandalisation, submission, urbanization, urbanisation, fitness, physical fitness, good shape, good condition, recondition, provide, mortify


Grouped Verbs: stipulate, prepare, groom, train


Part Meronyms: experiment, experimentation, agreement, understanding


Derivational Morphology: study, consider, count, weigh, take, deal, look at, stipulate, qualify, specify, conditioner, status, specification, spec, stipulation, precondition, term, circumstance, consideration, qualification, makings, bridle, check, curb, trainee, discipline, conditioning


Anagrams: indiction


Language Translations:
Finnish: ehto   German: Bedingung  
Hebrew: תנאי   Italian: condizione  
Latin: conditio   Russian: условие  
Slovene: pogoj   Spanish: condición  
Swedish: tillstånd   Telugu: స్థితి  
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