Associations to the word «Conditional»


CONDITIONAL, noun. (grammar) A conditional sentence; a statement that depends on a condition being true or false.
CONDITIONAL, noun. (grammar) The conditional mood.
CONDITIONAL, noun. (logic) A statement that one sentence is true if another is.
CONDITIONAL, noun. (computing) (programming) An instruction that branches depending on the truth of a condition at that point.
CONDITIONAL, noun. (obsolete) A limitation.
CONDITIONAL, adjective. Limited by a condition.
CONDITIONAL, adjective. (logic) Stating that one sentence is true if another is.
CONDITIONAL, adjective. (grammar) Expressing a condition or supposition.
CONDITIONAL AGREEMENT, noun. An agreement which takes effect when a certain event happens.
CONDITIONAL ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE, noun. (programming) that part of an assembly language used to write macros
CONDITIONAL ASSEMBLY LANGUAGES, noun. Plural of conditional assembly language
CONDITIONAL ENTROPY, noun. (information theory) The portion of a random variable's own Shannon entropy which is independent from another, given, random variable.
CONDITIONAL MOOD, noun. (grammar) A form of the verb used to signify that something is contingent upon the outcome of something else.
CONDITIONAL MOODS, noun. Plural of conditional mood
CONDITIONAL PERFECT, noun. (grammar) A combination of the conditional mood and the perfect tense, roughly corresponding to English 'I would have...'
CONDITIONAL PROBABILITY, noun. The probability that an event will take place given the restrictive assumption that another event has taken place, or that a combination of other events has taken place. (Mathematically, the definition would be that the conditional probability of B given A is equal to the joint probability of A and B divided by the probability of A.)
CONDITIONAL PROOF, noun. (logic) A proof showing that if an assumption A is true then a consequent statement or conclusion B must also be true, i.e. B is true on the condition that A is true.
CONDITIONAL SENTENCE, noun. (grammar) A sentence discussing factual implications or hypothetical situations and their consequences. A full conditional sentence contains two clauses: the condition or protasis, and the consequence or apodosis.
CONDITIONAL SENTENCE, noun. (legal) (Canada) probation.
CONDITIONAL SENTENCES, noun. Plural of conditional sentence
CONDITIONAL TENSE, noun. The conditional mood.
CONDITIONAL TENSES, noun. Plural of conditional tense

Dictionary definition

CONDITIONAL, adjective. Qualified by reservations.
CONDITIONAL, adjective. 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".

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