Condition vs Location - What's the difference?

condition | location |

As nouns the difference between condition and location

is that condition is a logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses the phrase can either be true or false while location is a particular point or place in physical space.

As a verb condition

is to subject to the process of acclimation.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • A logical clause or phrase that a conditional statement uses. The phrase can either be true or false.
  • A requirement, term or requisite.
  • (legal) A clause in a contract or agreement indicating that a certain contingency may modify the principal obligation in some way.
  • The health status of a medical patient.
  • The state or quality.
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  • A particular state of being.
  • (obsolete) The situation of a person or persons, particularly their social and/or economic class, rank.
  • A man of his condition has no place to make request.


    * (the health or state of something) fettle

    Derived terms

    * conditional * condition subsequent * human condition * in condition * interesting condition * mint condition * necessary condition * precondition * statement of condition * sufficient condition


    (en verb)
  • To subject to the process of acclimation.
  • I became conditioned to the absence of seasons in San Diego.
  • To subject to different conditions, especially as an exercise.
  • They were conditioning their shins in their karate class.
  • To place conditions or limitations upon.
  • * Tennyson
  • Seas, that daily gain upon the shore, / Have ebb and flow conditioning their march.
  • To shape the behaviour of someone to do something.
  • To treat (the hair) with hair conditioner.
  • To contract; to stipulate; to agree.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Pay me back my credit, / And I'll condition with ye.
  • * Sir Walter Raleigh
  • It was conditioned between Saturn and Titan, that Saturn should put to death all his male children.
  • To test or assay, as silk (to ascertain the proportion of moisture it contains).
  • (McElrath)
  • (US, colleges, transitive) To put under conditions; to require to pass a new examination or to make up a specified study, as a condition of remaining in one's class or in college.
  • to condition a student who has failed in some branch of study
  • To impose upon an object those relations or conditions without which knowledge and thought are alleged to be impossible.
  • * Sir W. Hamilton
  • To think of a thing is to condition .

    Derived terms

    * air-condition * conditioner * precondition * recondition


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    (en noun)
  • A particular point or place in physical space.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= T time , passage=The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them
  • An act of locating.
  • * 1886 November 12, Joseph Church Helm, opinion, Pelican & Dives Min. Co. ''v.'' Snodgrass'', reprinted in, 1887, , volume 12, page 207 []:
  • The Ontario tunnel was not located in pursuance of the law relating to tunnel-sites. Lewis failed to follow up his discovery of mineral therein with any effort whatever towards completing the statutory location of a mining claim.
  • (South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
  • * 2011 , Dennis Brutus, Bernth Lindfors, The Dennis Brutus Tapes: Essays at Autobiography (page 188)
  • It is the sounds of apartheid, of the townships, the locations


    * (a place) place

    Derived terms

    * geolocation


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