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Pronunciation:  kun'dishunl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  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"
  2. [adj]  qualified by reservations

CONDITIONAL is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: contingent, contingent on(p), contrary to fact, counterfactual, dependant, dependant on(p), dependent, dependent on(p), depending on(p), probationary, provisional, provisionary, provisory, qualified, tentative
 Antonyms: unconditional



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
             Every covenant of God with man . . . may justly be
             made (as in fact it is made) with this conditional
             punishment annexed and declared.      --Bp.
    2. (Gram. & Logic) Expressing a condition or supposition; as,
       a conditional word, mode, or tense.
             A conditional proposition is one which asserts the
             dependence of one categorical proposition on
             another.                              --Whately.
             The words hypothetical and conditional may be . . .
             used synonymously.                    --J. S. Mill.
  2. \Con*di"tion*al\, n.
    1. A limitation. [Obs.] --Bacon.
    2. A conditional word, mode, or proposition.
             Disjunctives may be turned into conditionals. --L.
                                                   H. Atwater.
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