Synonyms of condition
1 stateDictionary • The two-bedroom chalet is in good condition.
state • When we moved here the walls and ceiling were in an awful state.
shape • He was still in better shape than many young men.
nick (British, informal)
2 situationDictionary • The government has to encourage people to better their condition.
situation • We are in a difficult financial situation.
state • You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
position • He's going to be in a difficult position if things go badly.
status • Please keep us informed of the status of this project.
plight • the plight of Third World countries plagued by debts
status quo (Latin)
case • In extreme cases, insurance companies can prosecute for fraud.
predicament • The decision will leave her in a predicament.
3 requirementDictionary • They had agreed to a summit subject to certain conditions.
requirement • The products met all legal requirements.
provision • a provision that would allow existing regulations to be reviewed
restriction • the relaxation of travel restrictions
qualification • The empirical evidence is subject to many qualifications.
modification • Relatively minor modifications were required.
requisite • a major requisite for the work of the analysts
prerequisite • Good self-esteem is a prerequisite for a happy life.
proviso • I accept, with the proviso that Jane agrees.
stipulation • His only stipulation is that his clients follow his advice.
rule • The usual rule is to start as one group.
demand • The demand for coal is down.
4 healthDictionary • She was in fine condition for a woman of her age.
health • Although he's old, he's in good health.
shape • The glass bottle is the shape of a woman's torso.
fitness • Squash was thought to offer all-round fitness.
trim • He is already getting in trim for the big day.
form • He's now fighting his way back to top form.
state of health
fettle • You seem in fine fettle.
order • the order of insects Coleoptera, better known as beetles
5 ailmentDictionary • Doctors suspect he may have a heart condition.
ailment • The pharmacist can assist you with the treatment of common ailments.
complaint • Eczema is a common skin complaint.
weakness • Symptoms of anaemia include weakness and fatigue.
malady • He was stricken at twenty-one with a crippling malady.
infirmity • Older people often try to ignore their infirmities.
1 trainDictionary • We have been conditioned to believe that it is weak to be scared.
train • We train them in bricklaying and other building techniques.
teach • a programme to teach educational skills
educate • He was educated at the local grammar school.
adapt • Things will be different and we will have to adapt.
accustom • He accustoms us to a mixture of humour and tragedy in one play.
habituate • The researchers first habituated each baby to their surroundings.
PHRASE:▷ on condition that
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accustomIf you accustom yourself or another person to something, you make yourself or them become used to it.
• He accustoms us to a mixture of humour and tragedy in one play.
adaptIf you adapt to a new situation or adapt yourself to it, you change your ideas or behaviour in order to deal with it successfully.
• Things will be different and we will have to adapt.
ailmentAn ailment is an illness, especially one that is not very serious.
• The pharmacist can assist you with the treatment of common ailments.
Thesaurus for condition from the Collins English Thesaurus
a particular state of being or existence; situation with respect to circumstances
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