• To subject to the process of acclimation.
  • To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
  • To make dependent on a condition to be fulfilled; to make conditional on.
  • To place conditions or limitations upon.
  • To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
  • To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.
  • To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
  • To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).
  • 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 impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.


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  • From Middle English condicioun, from Old French condicion (French condition), from Latin condicio. Unetymological change in spelling due to confusion with conditio.

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