|1.||[ noun ] a condition or state at a particular time|
: "a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"
|Related terms:||state way need circumstance tension situation atmosphere danger safety silence despair difficulty fortune guilt climate unsusceptibility iniquity disorder comfort dominance light improvement orderliness purity impurity discomfort automation vacuolization decline susceptibility repair place malady virginity nakedness purity normalcy polarization hyalinization tilth emptiness abnormality ordinary wetness dryness weather_conditions atonicity ennoblement unsoundness reinstatement homelessness health serration mode encapsulation fullness celibacy saturation pathological_state lactosuria protuberance immunity dishabille baldness innocence impaction soundness eye_condition urbanisation hopefulness nomination standardisation regularisation astigmatism stigmatism prepossession noise_conditions roots absolution brutalisation financial_condition deification exoneration subservience mutism fruition sanitary_condition rustication physiological_state involvement identification ionisation hospitalization depilation lubrication automation mummification condemnation normality diversification disorderliness facilitation stratification submission scandalisation irradiation environmental_condition motivation psychological_state preservation curvature ski_conditions niche|
|2.||[ noun ] a mode of being or form of existence of a person or things|
: "the human condition"
|Related terms:||state fortune iniquity light ordinary malady orphanage introversion lysogenicity diploidy amphidiploidy roots heteroploidy mosaicism polyploidy transsexualism haploidy stigmatism stratification|
|3.||[ noun ] (logic) an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else|
|Related terms:||premise provision boundary_condition stipulate|
|4.||[ noun ] (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"
|Related terms:||statement agreement plural|
|5.||[ noun ] (medicine) the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases "in condition" or "in shape" or "out of condition" or "out of shape")|
|Related terms:||good_health fitness|
|6.||[ noun ] information that should be kept in mind when making a decision|
"another consideration is the time it would take"
|Related terms:||information justification mitigating_circumstance study stipulate|
|7.||[ noun ] the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition|
|Related terms:||procedure experiment|
|8.||[ verb ] (education) establish a conditioned response|
|Related terms:||teach conditioning|
|9.||[ verb ] train by instruction and practice; esp. to teach self-control|
|Synonyms:||train discipline check|
"Parents must discipline their children" "Is this dog trained?"
|Related terms:||develop mortify prepare discipline trainee|
|10.||[ verb ] specify as a condition|
|Synonyms:||specify stipulate qualify|
"The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"
|Related terms:||contract provide stipulate circumstance qualification specification|
|11.||[ verb ] put into a better state|
"he conditions old cars"
|Related terms:||better recondition|
|12.||[ verb ] apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny|
"I condition my hair after washing it"
|Related terms:||shampoo conditioner|