the conditional

Definition of the conditional


  1. :  the mood or form that is used to say that something is true or happens only if something else is true or happens The conditional is often marked by the word “if.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  subject to, implying, or dependent upon a condition

    :  expressing, containing, or implying a supposition

    :  true only for certain values of the variables or symbols involved

  1. :  a conditional word, clause, verb form, or morpheme

    :  implication

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