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Definition 1: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • another consideration is the time it would take

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

(... is a kind of condition ) something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary

"he considered misrule a justification for revolution"

(... is a kind of condition ) (law) a circumstance that does not exonerate a person but which reduces the penalty associated with the offense

Definition 2: the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license" "it was a process of trial and error"

(... is part of condition) the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation

Definition 3: an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn

"on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not play"

(... is a kind of condition ) (mathematics) a condition specified for the solution to a set of differential equations

(... is a kind of condition ) a stipulated condition

"he accepted subject to one provision"

Definition 4: (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the contract set out the conditions of the lease
  • the terms of the treaty were generous

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is part of condition) the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

"they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business" "there was an understanding between management and the workers"

(condition is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 5: a state at a particular time - [noun denoting state]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a condition (or state) of disrepair
  • the current status of the arms negotiations

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition or result of being changeable

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being secured to a base

"the plant needs a firm anchorage" "the mother provides emotional anchorage for the entire family"

(... is a kind of condition ) the general condition of body and mind

"his delicate health" "in poor health"

(... is a kind of condition ) a particular functioning condition or arrangement

"switched from keyboard to voice mode"

(... is a kind of condition ) (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being noisy (as in a communication channel)

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being prepossessed

"the king's prepossession in my favor is very valuable"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having been made regular (or more regular)

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)

"there was a shocked silence" "he gestured for silence"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition or position in which you find yourself

"the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils" "found herself in a very fortunate situation"

(... is a kind of condition ) the amount and state of snow for skiing

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election

"there was keen competition for the nomination" "his nomination was hotly protested"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition in which a standard has been successfully established

"standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars"

(... is a kind of condition ) (optics) condition of an optical system (as a lens) in which light rays from a single point converge in a single focal point

(... is a kind of condition ) (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of things generally

"that's the way it is" "I felt the same way"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity

(... is a kind of condition ) the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being reinstated

"her reinstatement to her former office followed quickly"

(... is a kind of condition ) proper or appropriate position or location

"a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"

(... is a kind of condition ) an unmarried status

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition or quality of being a virgin

(... is a kind of condition ) a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense

"the trial established his innocence"

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of having committed an offense

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being enclosed (as in a capsule)

"the encapsulation of tendons in membranous sheaths"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having or giving polarity

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition or state of the body or bodily functions

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being hyaline or having become hyaline

"the patient's arterioles showed marked hyalinization"

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of having become filled with vacuoles

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out

"the protuberance of his belly"

(... is a kind of condition ) (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal

"curvature of the spine"

(... is a kind of condition ) (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

"a manic state"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome

"grappling with financial difficulties"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition superior to an earlier condition

"the new school represents a great improvement"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being noble

(... is a kind of condition ) the state that exists when one person or group has power over another

"her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her"

(... is a kind of condition ) a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain

"he is a man who enjoys his comfort" "she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair"

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being tense and feeling pain

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition requiring relief

"she satisfied his need for affection" "God has no need of men to accomplish His work" "there is a demand for jobs"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being filled to capacity

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of containing nothing

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being void of hair

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being carelessly or partially dressed

(... is a kind of condition ) full of hope

(... is a kind of condition ) a state in which all hope is lost or absent

"in the depths of despair" "they were rescued from despair at the last minute" "courage born of desperation"

(... is a kind of condition ) being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being impure

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of (corporate or personal) finances

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of the economy

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of sanitation (clean or dirty)

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of aggregation of soil and its condition for supporting plant growth

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition of regular or proper arrangement

"he put his desk in order" "the machine is now in working order"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition in which things are not in their expected places

"the files are in complete disorder"

(... is a kind of condition ) being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning

(... is a kind of condition ) presence of lactose in the urine; can occur during pregnancy or lactation

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of the environment

(... is a kind of condition ) the prevailing psychological state

"the climate of opinion" "the national mood had changed radically since the last election"

(... is a kind of condition ) a particular environment or surrounding influence

"there was an atmosphere of excitement"

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of not being susceptible

"unsusceptibility to rust"

(... is a kind of condition ) (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being something that is useful in reaching an end or carrying out a plan

"all his actions were in subservience to the general plan"

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being susceptible; easily affected

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

"he confirmed the wetness of the swimming trunks"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)

(... is a kind of condition ) the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions

"insure the safety of the children" "the reciprocal of safety is risk"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

"you are in no danger" "there was widespread danger of disease"

(... is a kind of condition ) the physical condition of being stretched or strained

"it places great tension on the leg muscles" "he could feel the tenseness of her body"

(... is a kind of condition ) lack of normal muscular tension or tonus

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being physiologically lax

"baths can help the laxness of the bowels"

(... is a kind of condition ) a formal way of referring to the condition of something

"the building was in good repair"

(... is a kind of condition ) a state or condition free from damage or decay

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being unable or unwilling to speak

"her muteness was a consequence of her deafness"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of the optical properties of the eye

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition of damage or decay

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being improper

(... is a kind of condition ) absence of moral or spiritual values

"the powers of darkness"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition of spiritual awareness; divine illumination

"follow God's light"

(... is a kind of condition ) any unwholesome or desperate condition

"what maladies afflict our nation?"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being serrated

"the serrations of a city skyline"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being automatically operated or controlled

"automation increases productivity"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being treated in a cruel and savage manner

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being strongly disapproved of

"he deserved nothing but condemnation"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being treated like a god

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being varied

"that restaurant's menu lacks diversification; every day it is the same"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being relieved from blame or obligation

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being made easy (or easier)

"social facilitation is an adaptive condition"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being formed into small tight curls

"her hair was in a frizz"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of bearing fruit

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being treated as a patient in a hospital

"he hoped to avoid the expense of hospitalization"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having the identity (of a person or object) established

"the thief's identification was followed quickly by his arrest" "identification of the gun was an important clue"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being pressed closely together and firmly fixed

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)

"the ionization of a gas"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being exposed to radiation

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of permitting leaks or leakage

"the leakiness of the roof" "the heart valve's leakiness" "the leakiness of the boat made it dangerous to use"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having a highly technical implementation

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being motivated

"his motivation was at a high level"

(... is a kind of condition ) a condition resembling that of a mummy

"bureaucratic mummification in red tape"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being (well or ill) preserved

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being prognathous; the condition of having a projecting jaw

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition naturally attaching to life in the country

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being coated or clogged with rust

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being shocked (as by improper behavior)

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having submitted to control by someone or something else

"the union was brought into submission" "his submission to the will of God"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being urbanized

Definition 6: a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing - [noun denoting state]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the human condition

(condition is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of having or being marked by stigmata

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being a child without living parents

"his early orphanage shaped his character as an adult"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being polyploid

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being heteroploid

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being haploid

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being diploid

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being amphidiploid

(... is a kind of condition ) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

"whatever my fortune may be" "deserved a better fate" "has a happy lot" "the luck of the Irish" "a victim of circumstances" "success that was her portion"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material

"when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of belonging to a particular place or group by virtue of social or ethnic or cultural lineage

"his roots in Texas go back a long way" "he went back to Sweden to search for his roots" "his music has African roots"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being folded inward or sheathed

(... is a kind of condition ) the expected or commonplace condition or situation

"not out of the ordinary"

(... is a kind of condition ) the condition of being arranged in social strata or classes within a group

(... is a kind of condition ) condition in which a person identifies with a gender different from his or her physical gender

Definition 7: the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape') - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease

(... is a kind of condition ) good physical condition; being in shape or in condition

Definition 8: an illness, disease, or other medical problem - [noun denoting state]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a heart condition
  • a skin condition

(condition is a kind of ...) impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism

Definition 9: apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny - [verb of body]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I condition my hair after washing it

(condition is a kind of ...) use shampoo on (hair)

Definition 10: put into a better state - [verb of change]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he conditions old cars

(condition is a kind of ...) to make better

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

(... is a kind of condition ) bring into an improved condition

"He reconditioned the old appliances"

Definition 11: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement - [verb of communication]

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

(... is a kind of condition ) determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation

"The will provides that each child should receive half of the money" "The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"

(condition has a similar meaning as ...) give a guarantee or promise of

"They stipulated to release all the prisoners"

Samples where condition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Parents must discipline their children
  • Is this dog trained?

Synonyms for condition in the sense of this definition

(condition is a kind of ...) cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development

"The perfect climate here develops the grain" "He developed a new kind of apple"

(... is a kind of condition ) practice self-denial of one's body and appetites

(condition has a similar meaning as ...) educate for a future role or function

"He is grooming his son to become his successor" "The prince was prepared to become King one day" "They trained him to be a warrior"

(condition is a kind of ...) impart skills or knowledge to

"I taught them French" "He instructed me in building a boat"

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