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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And the judge put him on 15 months ` probation, it ` s what we call a conditional discharge, which is what I talked about earlier.
Egypt's MENA news agency said on Saturday Arab foreign ministers will meet in Cairo at the end of the week to discuss a response to what it called a conditional Syrian acceptance of monitors.
The third conditional is a convenient simplification. dfogarty (07: 24: 06):
The appointment should (the conditional is de rigeur) be announced in the coming days, in any case no later than 29 June.
The U.S. Department of Education wrote to the Texas Commissioner of Education confirming conversations with Commissioner Scott (who signed the September 3, 2010 application after altering it) and other Texas State officials that the "State envisions submitting an application at a later date that does not contain conditional assurances."
Solar Millennium is eligible to secure $1.9 billion in conditional loan guarantees from the Energy Department for the Blythe project.
Betfair stock was recently trading at £ 15.38 in conditional trading, putting its market capitalization at £ 1.64 billion.
Dozens of programs already exist in which consequences and incentives are combined: families and their children are strongly expected and then paid these payments are called conditional cash transfers to visit health centers, to keep their kids in school, and even to read books.
As the primary premise of your conditional is false, the syllogism fails.
And then when you've done that, please substantiate, even just a tiny little bit, your assertion that the conditional is false.