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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conditional  \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. 
  Warburton 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conditional  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conditional 
  adj  1:  qualified  by  reservations 
  2:  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"  [ant:  {unconditional}] 




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