from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Imposing, depending on, or containing a condition. See Synonyms at dependent.
- adj. Grammar Stating, containing, or implying a condition.
- adj. Psychology Brought about by conditioning.
- n. Grammar A mood, tense, clause, word, or morpheme expressing a condition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A conditional sentence; a statement that depends on a condition being true or false.
- n. The conditional mood.
- n. A statement that one sentence is true if another is.
- n. An instruction that branches depending on the truth of a condition at that point.
- n. A limitation.
- adj. Depending on a condition.
- adj. Stating that one sentence is true if another is.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing, implying, or depending on, a condition or conditions; not absolute; made or granted on certain terms.
- adj. Expressing a condition or supposition.
- n. A limitation.
- n. A conditional word, mode, or proposition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Imposing conditions; containing or depending on a condition or conditions; made with limitations; not absolute; made or granted on certain terms; stipulative.
- Involving or expressing a condition.
- In grammar, expressing an assumption or a supposition; containing or involving a proposition as a premise from which a conclusion or inference follows: as, a conditional conjunction; a conditional sentence.
- A sale on condition that the vendor may repurchaser on certain terms.
- n. A word expressing a condition.
- n. A conditional clause; a limitation; a condition.
- n. In logic, a proposition which expresses a condition.
- n. In grammar, a conditional particle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. imposing or depending on or containing a condition
- adj. qualified by reservations
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