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.
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.
The words hypothetical and conditional may be . . . used synonymously.
J. S. Mill.
1. A limitation. [Obs.] Bacon.
2. A conditional word, mode, or proposition.
Disjunctives may be turned into conditionals.
L. H. Atwater.
(Con*di`tion*al"i*ty) n. The quality of being conditional, or limited; limitation by certain
(Con*di"tion*al*ly) adv. In a conditional manner; subject to a condition or conditions; not
absolutely or positively. Shak.
(Con*di"tion*ate) a. [LL. conditionatus, p. p. See Condition, v. t.] Conditional. [Obs.]
Barak's answer is faithful, though conditionate.
(Con*di"tion*ate) v. t.
1. To qualify by conditions; to regulate. [Obs.]
2. To put under conditions; to render conditional.