condition

From Wiktionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia logo
The Simple English Wikipedia has an article on:
Bnc1.png
condition is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
condition

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /kɒndiʃən/ or /kʌnˈdɪ.ʃən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: con‧di‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
condition

Plural
conditions

  1. (countable) A condition is a logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
  2. The health status of a medical patient.
    The doctor will check my condition.
  3. A problem, especially a medical problem.
    I told the doctor about my heart condition. My heart is very weak.
  4. The state of something, meaning how much wear it has.
    The tires were flat, the windows were broken, and the paint was peeling. The car was in poor condition.
  5. A condition is something that must be true, happen, or exist before something else can.

Synonyms[change]

Related words and phrases[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
condition

Third-person singular
conditions

Past tense
conditioned

Past participle
conditioned

Present participle
conditioning

  1. To become accustomed to changes in the environment.
    I became conditioned to the weather in San Diego.
  2. To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
    They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.