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Condition vs. Setting

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Condition

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
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Setting

The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set.
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Condition

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

The context and environment in which a situation is set; the background.
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Condition

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
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Setting

The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, drama, or film takes place.
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Condition

Have a significant influence on or determine (the manner or outcome of something)
National choices are conditioned by the international political economy
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Setting

(Music) A composition written or arranged to fit a text, such as a poetical work.
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Condition

Bring (something) into the desired state for use
A product for conditioning leather
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Setting

A mounting, as for a jewel.
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Condition

Apply a conditioner to (the hair)
I condition my hair regularly
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Setting

A place setting.
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Condition

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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Setting

A set of eggs in a hen's nest.
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Condition

A mode or state of being
We bought a used boat in excellent condition.
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Setting

Present participle of set
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Condition

Conditions Existing circumstances
Economic conditions have improved. The news reported the latest weather conditions.
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Setting

The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
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Condition

(Archaic) Social position; rank.
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Setting

The act of setting.
The setting of the sun
The setting, or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris
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Condition

A state of health
Has the patient's condition deteriorated?.
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Setting

A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
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Condition

A state of physical fitness
Have you exercised enough to get back into condition?.
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Setting

A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
The volume setting on a television
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Condition

A disease or physical ailment
A heart condition.
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Setting

The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
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Condition

One that is indispensable to the appearance or occurrence of another; a prerequisite
Compatibility is a condition of a successful marriage.
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Setting

Hunting with a setter.
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Condition

One that restricts or modifies another; a qualification
I'll make you a promise but with one condition.
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Setting

Something set in, or inserted.
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Condition

(Grammar) The dependent clause of a conditional sentence; protasis.
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Setting

A piece of vocal or choral music composed for particular words (set to music).
Schubert's setting of Goethe's poem
Bach's setting of the Magnificat
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Condition

(Logic) A proposition on which another proposition depends; the antecedent of a conditional proposition.
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Setting

The mounting of a play, etc., for the stage.
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Condition

A provision making the effect of a legal instrument contingent on the occurrence of an uncertain future event.
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Setting

The direction of a current of wind.
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Condition

The event itself.
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Setting

That disappears below the horizon
The setting sun
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Condition

To make dependent on a condition or conditions
Use of the cabin is conditioned on your keeping it clean.
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Setting

The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the setting (hardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the setting (set) of a current.
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Condition

To stipulate as a condition
“He only conditioned that the marriage should not take place before his return” (Jane Austen).
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Setting

The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter.
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Condition

To cause to be in a certain condition; shape or influence
“Our modern conceptions of historiography [are] conditioned by Western intellectual traditions” (Carol Meyers).
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Setting

Something set in, or inserted.
Thou shalt set in it settings of stones.
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Condition

To accustom (oneself or another) to something; adapt
Had to condition herself to long hours of hard work.
Conditioned the troops to marches at high altitudes.
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Setting

That in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin.
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Condition

To render fit for work or use
Spent weeks conditioning the old car.
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Setting

The time, place, and circumstances in which an event (real or fictional) occurs; as, the setting of a novel.
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Condition

To improve the physical fitness of (the body, for example), as through repeated sessions of strenuous physical activity.
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Setting

The context and environment in which something is set;
The perfect setting for a ghost story
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Condition

(Psychology) To cause (an organism) to respond in a specific manner to a previously unrelated stimulus, as in operant conditioning or classical conditioning.
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Setting

The state of the environment in which a situation exists;
You can't do that in a university setting
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Condition

To treat (the air in a room, for example) by air-conditioning.
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Setting

Arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
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Condition

To replace moisture or oils in (hair, for example) by use of a therapeutic product.
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Setting

The physical position of something;
He changed the setting on the thermostat
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Condition

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

A table service for one person;
A place setting of sterling flatware
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Condition

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.
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Setting

Mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place;
The diamond was in a plain gold mount
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Condition

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

(of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon;
The setting sun
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Condition

The health status of a medical patient.
My aunt couldn’t walk up the stairs in her condition.
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Condition

A certain abnormal state of health; a malady or sickness.
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Condition

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.
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Condition

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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Condition

(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 requests.
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Condition

To subject to the process of acclimation.
I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
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Condition

To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
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Condition

To make dependent on a condition to be fulfilled; to make conditional on.
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Condition

(transitive) To place conditions or limitations upon.
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Condition

To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
The children were conditioned to speak up if they had any disagreements.
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Condition

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

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

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

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
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Condition

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

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.
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Condition

Essential quality; property; attribute.
It seemed to us a condition and property of divine powers and beings to be hidden and unseen to others.
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Condition

Temperament; disposition; character.
The condition of a saint and the complexion of a devil.
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Condition

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.
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Condition

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.
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Condition

To make terms; to stipulate.
Pay me back my credit,And I'll condition with ye.
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Condition

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.
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Condition

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.
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Condition

To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
It was conditioned between Saturn and Titan, that Saturn should put to death all his male children.
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Condition

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.
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Condition

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

Train; acclimate.
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Condition

A state at a particular time;
A condition (or state) of disrepair
The current status of the arms negotiations
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Condition

A mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing;
The human condition
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Condition

An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
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Condition

(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
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Condition

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

Information that should be kept in mind when making a decision;
Another consideration is the time it would take
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Condition

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

Establish a conditioned response
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Condition

Train by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control;
Parents must discipline their children
Is this dog trained?
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Condition

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
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Condition

Put into a better state;
He conditions old cars
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Condition

Apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny;
I condition my hair after washing it
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