Definitions of conditional

  1. What expresses a condition; a limitation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. qualified by reservations Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Expressing a condition or supposition; as, a conditional word, mode, or tense. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. A limitation. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A conditional word, mode, or proposition. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Of or pertaining to certain stipulations or provisions; not absolute; depending on circumstances. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Depending on stipulations or conditions: not absolute. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Containing or depending on conditions. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Expressing or imposing conditions; not absolute. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Containing or depending on certain terms; not absolute. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for conditional

  1. Afterward, when he learned that heir client was a lady, he wrote a conditional note of apology, but, if he expected a response, he was disappointed. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  2. The four dukes will present my conditional abdication to the Emperor Alexander, and treat with him in regard to the future of my son and the regency of my consort." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach