Comprehensive treatment of the word ‘condition’ requires emphasizing that it is ambiguous in the sense of having multiple normal meanings and that its meanings are often vague in the sense of admitting borderline cases.

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  1. A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
  2. A requirement, term or requisite.
  3. A clause in a contract or agreement indicating that a certain contingency may modify the principal obligation in some way.
  4. The health status of a medical patient.
  5. The state or quality.
  6. A particular state of being.
  7. The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank.
    A man of his condition has no place to make request.


  1. To subject to the process of acclimation.
    I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
  2. To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
    They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
  3. To place conditions or limitations upon.
  4. To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
  5. To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.
  6. To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
  7. To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).
  8. To put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college.
    to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study
  9. To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.

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