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conditioning

 
Noun conditioning has 1 sense
  1. conditioning - a learning process in which an organism's behavior becomes dependent on the occurrence of a stimulus in its environment
    --1 is a kind of
    learning, acquisition
    --1 has particulars:
     extinction, experimental extinction; aversive conditioning; classical conditioning; operant conditioning; counter conditioning
    Derived form: verb condition1
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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