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condition

 
Noun condition has 7 senses
  1. condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
    --1 is a kind of state
    --1 has particulars:
     health; mode; niche, ecological niche; noise conditions; participation, involvement; prepossession; regularization, regularisation; saturation; silence; situation, position; ski conditions; nomination; standardization, standardisation; stigmatism; astigmatism, astigmia; way; circumstance; homelessness; reinstatement; place; celibacy; virginity; innocence; purity, sinlessness, innocence; 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; purity, pureness; impurity, impureness; financial condition, economic condition; sanitary condition; tilth; orderliness, order; disorderliness, disorder; normality, normalcy; abnormality, abnormalcy, abnormal condition; lactosuria; environmental condition; climate, mood; atmosphere, ambiance, ambience; unsusceptibility, immunity; 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
    Derived form: verb condition4
  2. condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
    --2 is a kind of
    state
    --2 has particulars:
     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; transsexualism
  3. condition, precondition, stipulation - an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    --3 is a kind of premise, premiss, assumption
    --3 has particulars: boundary condition; provision, proviso
    Derived form: verb condition3
  4. condition, term - (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"
    --4 is a kind of statement
    --4 is a part of agreement, understanding
    Derived form: verb condition3
  5. condition, shape - the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
    --5 is a kind of good health, healthiness
    --5 has particulars: fitness, physical fitness, good shape, good condition
  6. circumstance, condition, consideration - information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
    --6 is a kind of information
    --6 has particulars: justification; mitigating circumstance
    Derived form: verb condition3
  7. condition, experimental condition - the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
    --7 is a kind of procedure, process
    --7 is a part of experiment, experimentation
Verb condition has 5 senses
  1. condition - establish a conditioned response
    --1 is one way to
    teach, learn, instruct
    Derived form: noun conditioning1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  2. discipline, train, check, condition - train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"
    --2 is one way to develop, make grow
    Derived form: noun conditioner2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. stipulate, qualify, condition, specify - 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"
    --3 is one way to contract, undertake
    Derived forms: noun condition3, noun condition4, noun condition6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  4. condition - put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"
    --4 is one way to
    better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Derived forms: noun condition1, noun conditioner1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. condition - apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; "I condition my hair after washing it"
    --5 is one way to
    shampoo
    Derived form: noun conditioner3
    Sample sentence:
    They condition their hair
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