Search Result for "conditional":
1. qualified by reservations;
2. imposing or depending on or containing a condition;
- Example: "conditional acceptance of the terms"
- Example: "lent conditional support"
- Example: "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Conditional \Con*di"tion*al\, a. [L. conditionalis.] 1. Containing, implying, or depending on, a condition or conditions; not absolute; made or granted on certain terms; as, a conditional promise. [1913 Webster] Every covenant of God with man . . . may justly be made (as in fact it is made) with this conditional punishment annexed and declared. --Bp. Warburton. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram. & Logic) Expressing a condition or supposition; as, a conditional word, mode, or tense. [1913 Webster] A conditional proposition is one which asserts the dependence of one categorical proposition on another. --Whately. [1913 Webster] The words hypothetical and conditional may be . . . used synonymously. --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Conditional \Con*di"tion*al\, n. 1. A limitation. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A conditional word, mode, or proposition. [1913 Webster] Disjunctives may be turned into conditionals. --L. H. Atwater. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
conditional adj 1: qualified by reservations 2: imposing or depending on or containing a condition; "conditional acceptance of the terms"; "lent conditional support"; "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid" [ant: unconditional, unconditioned]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
79 Moby Thesaurus words for "conditional": a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, acceptable, accidental, adventitious, aleatory, analytic, at issue, casual, categorical, circumstantial, conditioned, condonable, contingent, deductive, defensible, dependent, depending, dialectic, discursive, enthymematic, epagogic, excusable, fixed, formal, fortuitous, given, hypothetical, iffy, in question, in suspense, in the balance, incidental, inductive, inessential, inferential, limited, maieutic, modal, modified, nonessential, obscure, occasional, open, pendent, pending, problematic, provisional, provisory, qualified, questionable, relative, reliant, restricted, soritical, specificative, specified, stated, stipulated, stipulatory, suspenseful, syllogistic, synthetic, tenable, tentative, tolerable, uncertain, uncounted, undecided, undetermined, unessential, unestablished, unfixed, unsettled, untold, up for grabs, vindicable, warrantable