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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Condition  \Con*di"tion\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Conditioned};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Conditioning}.] 
  1.  To  make  terms;  to  stipulate. 
 
  Pay  me  back  my  credit,  And  I'll  condition  with  ye 
  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  2.  (Metaph.)  To  impose  upon  an  object  those  relations  or 
  conditions  without  which  knowledge  and  thought  are  alleged 
  to  be  impossible. 
 
  To  think  of  a  thing  is  to  condition.  --Sir  W. 
  Hamilton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conditioning 
  n  :  a  learning  process  in  which  an  organism's  behavior  becomes 
  dependent  on  the  occurrence  of  a  stimulus  in  its 
  environment 




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