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Constraint vs. Condition — What's the Difference?

Constraint vs. Condition — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Constraint and Condition

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Constraint

The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
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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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Constraint

The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds
Soon tired of the constraint of military life.
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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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Constraint

One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check
Ignored all moral constraints in his pursuit of success.
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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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Constraint

Embarrassed reserve or reticence; awkwardness
"All constraint had vanished between the two, and they began to talk" (Edith Wharton).
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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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Constraint

Something that constrains; a restriction.
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Condition

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

An irresistible force or compulsion.
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Condition

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

The repression of one's feelings.
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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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Constraint

(mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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Condition

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

(databases) A linkage or other restriction that maintains database integrity.
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Condition

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

The act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity.
Long imprisonment and hard constraint.
Not by constraint, but by my choice, I came.
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Condition

(Archaic) Social position; rank.
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Constraint

The state of being physically constrained;
Dogs should be kept under restraint
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Condition

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

A device that retards something's motion;
The car did not have proper restraints fitted
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Condition

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

The act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
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Condition

A disease or physical ailment
A heart condition.
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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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Condition

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

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

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

The event itself.
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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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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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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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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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Condition

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

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

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