Meaning of "condition" in Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /kənˈdɪʃ·ən/

B1 the state that something or someone is in:

My bike is a few years old but it’s in really good condition.

B1 the situation in which people live, work, or do things:

What are their living conditions like?
The prisoners were kept in terrible conditions.

an illness:

a heart condition

something that must happen or be agreed before something else can happen:

We’ll let you get a dog, on one condition: that you take care of it.

(Definition of “condition” from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)