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Clause vs. Condition

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Clausenoun

(grammar) A verb, its necessary grammatical arguments, and any adjuncts affecting them.

Conditionnoun

A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.

Clausenoun

(grammar) A verb along with its subject and their modifiers. If a clause provides a complete thought on its own, then it is an independent (superordinate) clause; otherwise, it is (subordinate) dependent.

Conditionnoun

A requirement or requisite.

‘Environmental protection is a condition for sustainability.’; ‘What other planets might have the right conditions for life?’; ‘The union had a dispute over sick time and other conditions of employment.’;

Clausenoun

(legal) A separate part of a contract, a will or another legal document.

Conditionnoun

(legal) A clause in a contract or agreement indicating that a certain contingency may modify the principal obligation in some way.

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Clauseverb

To amend (a bill of lading or similar document).

Conditionnoun

The health status of a medical patient.

‘My aunt couldn't walk up the stairs in her condition.’;

Clausenoun

A separate portion of a written paper, paragraph, or sentence; an article, stipulation, or proviso, in a legal document.

‘The usual attestation clause to a will.’;

Conditionnoun

The state or quality.

‘National reports on the condition of public education are dismal.’; ‘The condition of man can be classified as civilized or uncivilized.’;

Clausenoun

A subordinate portion or a subdivision of a sentence containing a subject and its predicate.

Conditionnoun

A particular state of being.

‘Hypnosis is a peculiar condition of the nervous system.’; ‘Steps were taken to ameliorate the condition of slavery.’; ‘Security is defined as the condition of not being threatened.’; ‘Aging is a condition over which we are powerless.’;

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Clausenoun

See Letters clause or Letters close, under Letter.

Conditionnoun

(obsolete) The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank.

‘A man of his condition has no place to make request.’;

Clausenoun

(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence

Conditionverb

To subject to the process of acclimation.

‘I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.’;

Clausenoun

a separate section of a legal document (as a statute or contract or will)

Conditionverb

To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.

‘They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.’;

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Clause

In language, a clause is a constituent that links a semantic predicand (expressed or not) and a semantic predicate. A typical clause consists of a subject and a syntactic predicate, the latter typically a verb phrase, a verb with any objects and other modifiers.

Conditionverb

(transitive) To place conditions or limitations upon.

Conditionverb

To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.

Conditionverb

(transitive) To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.

Conditionverb

(transitive) To contract; to stipulate; to agree.

Conditionverb

(transitive) To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).

Conditionverb

To put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college.

‘to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study’;

Conditionverb

To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.

Conditionnoun

Mode or state of being; state or situation with regard to external circumstances or influences, or to physical or mental integrity, health, strength, etc.; predicament; rank; position, estate.

‘I am in my conditionA prince, Miranda; I do think, a king.’; ‘And O, what man's condition can be worseThan his whom plenty starves and blessings curse?’; ‘The new conditions of life.’;

Conditionnoun

Essential quality; property; attribute.

‘It seemed to us a condition and property of divine powers and beings to be hidden and unseen to others.’;

Conditionnoun

Temperament; disposition; character.

‘The condition of a saint and the complexion of a devil.’;

Conditionnoun

That which must exist as the occasion or concomitant of something else; that which is requisite in order that something else should take effect; an essential qualification; stipulation; terms specified.

‘I had as lief take her dowry with this condition, to be whipped at the high cross every morning.’; ‘Many are apt to believe remission of sins, but they believe it without the condition of repentance.’;

Conditionnoun

A clause in a contract, or agreement, which has for its object to suspend, to defeat, or in some way to modify, the principal obligation; or, in case of a will, to suspend, revoke, or modify a devise or bequest. It is also the case of a future uncertain event, which may or may not happen, and on the occurrence or non-occurrence of which, the accomplishment, recission, or modification of an obligation or testamentary disposition is made to depend.

Conditionverb

To make terms; to stipulate.

‘Pay me back my credit,And I'll condition with ye.’;

Conditionverb

To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.

‘To think of a thing is to condition.’;

Conditionverb

To invest with, or limit by, conditions; to burden or qualify by a condition; to impose or be imposed as the condition of.

‘Seas, that daily gain upon the shore,Have ebb and flow conditioning their march.’;

Conditionverb

To contract; to stipulate; to agree.

‘It was conditioned between Saturn and Titan, that Saturn should put to death all his male children.’;

Conditionverb

To put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college; as, to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study.

Conditionverb

To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).

Conditionverb

train; acclimate.

Conditionnoun

a state at a particular time;

‘a condition (or state) of disrepair’; ‘the current status of the arms negotiations’;

Conditionnoun

a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing;

‘the human condition’;

Conditionnoun

an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

Conditionnoun

(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’;

Conditionnoun

the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')

Conditionnoun

information that should be kept in mind when making a decision;

‘another consideration is the time it would take’;

Conditionnoun

the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition

Conditionverb

establish a conditioned response

Conditionverb

train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;

‘Parents must discipline their children’; ‘Is this dog trained?’;

Conditionverb

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’;

Conditionverb

put into a better state;

‘he conditions old cars’;

Conditionverb

apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny;

‘I condition my hair after washing it’;

Conditionnoun

the state of something with regard to its appearance, quality, or working order

‘the wiring is in good condition’; ‘the bridge is in an extremely dangerous condition’;

Conditionnoun

a person's or animal's state of health or physical fitness

‘the baby was in good condition at birth’; ‘she was in a serious condition’;

Conditionnoun

an illness or other medical problem

‘a heart condition’;

Conditionnoun

the situation in life of a particular group

‘the sorrows of the human condition’;

Conditionnoun

social position

‘those of humbler condition’;

Conditionnoun

the circumstances or factors affecting the way in which people live or work, especially with regard to their well-being

‘harsh working conditions’;

Conditionnoun

the factors or prevailing situation influencing the performance or outcome of a process

‘present market conditions’;

Conditionnoun

the prevailing state of the weather, ground, or sea at a particular time, especially as it affects a sporting event

‘the appalling conditions determined the style of play’;

Conditionnoun

a situation that must exist before something else is possible or permitted

‘all personnel should comply with this policy as a condition of employment’; ‘for a member to borrow money, three conditions have to be met’;

Conditionverb

have a significant influence on or determine (the manner or outcome of something)

‘national choices are conditioned by the international political economy’;

Conditionverb

train or accustom to behave in a certain way or to accept certain circumstances

‘our minds are heavily conditioned and circumscribed by habit’; ‘they are beliefs which he has been conditioned to accept’;

Conditionverb

bring (something) into the desired state for use

‘a product for conditioning leather’;

Conditionverb

make (a person or animal) fit and healthy

‘he was six feet two of perfectly conditioned muscle and bone’;

Conditionverb

bring (beer) to maturation after fermentation while the yeast is still present

‘cask-conditioned real ales’;

Conditionverb

(of a beer) become conditioned

‘brews that are allowed to condition in the bottle’;

Conditionverb

apply a conditioner to (the hair)

‘I condition my hair regularly’;

Conditionverb

set prior requirements on (something) before it can occur or be done

‘Congressmen have sought to limit and condition military and economic aid’;

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