Conditional meaning

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The definition of a conditional is a grammar term that means a sentence structure that expresses a particular situation or circumstance and its consequences.

An example of a conditional is a sentence telling someone that you will be mad at them if they are late.

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The definition of conditional is something that is tied to some other event or thing occurring.

When a loan is offered based on the condition that you provide proof of income, this is an example of a conditional loan.

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Imposing, depending on, or containing a condition.
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Stating, containing, or implying a condition.
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Brought about by conditioning.
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A mood, tense, clause, word, or morpheme expressing a condition.
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Expressing a condition.

A conditional clause.

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Containing, implying, or dependent on a condition or conditions; qualified; not absolute.

A conditional award.

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Designating or including a compound proposition that has the form “if p, then q,” in which p and q are two different propositions.
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A word, clause, mood, or tense expressing a condition.
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Brought about by conditioning.
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(grammar) A conditional sentence; a statement that depends on a condition being true or false.
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(grammar) The conditional mood.
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(logic) A statement that one sentence is true if another is.

"A implies B" is a conditional.

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(computing, programming) An instruction that branches depending on the truth of a condition at that point.

If and while are conditionals in some programming languages.

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I made my son a conditional promise: I would buy him a bike if he kept his room tidy.

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(logic) Stating that one sentence is true if another is.

"A implies B" is a conditional statement.

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(grammar) Expressing a condition or supposition.

A conditional word, mode, or tense.

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Origin of conditional

From Old French condicionel (French conditionnel).