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Dictionary definition for: Condition

1. (n) a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

2. (v) establish a conditioned response

3. (n) a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"

4. (v) train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children" "Is this dog trained?"

5. (n) an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

6. (v) specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life" "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"

7. (n) (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease" "the terms of the treaty were generous"

8. (v) put into a better state; "he conditions old cars"

9. (n) the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases "in condition" or "in shape" or "out of condition" or "out of shape'')

10. (v) apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny; "I condition my hair after washing it"

11. (n) information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"

12. (n) the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable''s effect by comparison with a control condition

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