Condition


Condition
Condition Con*di"tion, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Conditioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conditioning}.] 1. To make terms; to stipulate. [1913 Webster]

Pay me back my credit, And I'll condition with ye. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. (Metaph.) To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible. [1913 Webster]

To think of a thing is to condition. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Condition — Con*di tion, v. t. [Cf. LL. conditionare. See {Condition}, n.] 1. To invest with, or limit by, conditions; to burden or qualify by a condition; to impose or be imposed as the condition of. [1913 Webster] Seas, that daily gain upon the shore, Have …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CONDITION — s. f. La nature, l état et la qualité d une chose ou d une personne. La condition des choses humaines est d être périssables. La condition des princes les oblige à plus de devoirs que les autres hommes. La condition de cet homme est bien… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • CONDITION — n. f. Nature, état ou qualité d’une chose ou d’une personne. La condition des choses humaines est d’être périssables. La condition humaine. Les misères de notre condition. Il se dit quelquefois des Qualités d’un objet par rapport à sa destination …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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  • condition — I. noun Etymology: Middle English condicion, from Anglo French, from Latin condicion , condicio terms of agreement, condition, from condicere to agree, from com + dicere to say, determine more at diction Date: 14th century 1. a. a premise upon… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • condition — See: IN SHAPE or IN CONDITION, IN THE PINK or IN THE PINK OF CONDITION, ON CONDITION THAT, OUT OF SHAPE or OUT OF CONDITION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • condition — See: IN SHAPE or IN CONDITION, IN THE PINK or IN THE PINK OF CONDITION, ON CONDITION THAT, OUT OF SHAPE or OUT OF CONDITION …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • condition — Those variables of an operational environment or situation in which a unit, system, or individual is expected to operate and may affect performance. See also joint mission essential tasks; standard …   Military dictionary


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