- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||depending on or imposing a certain condition or conditions.
The college had given him conditional acceptance, so he had to keep his grades up.The scholarship is conditional on a student's continued academic excellence.
- contingent, dependent, provisional, provisory
- absolute, unconditional, unlimited
- similar words:
- hypothetical, limited, qualified, relative, restricted, tentative
||in grammar, expressing a condition, as by the use of the word "if" to begin a clause.
A conditional clause such as "if I get the money," tells the condition under which the action in the main clause will be realized.
||conditionally (adv.), conditionality (n.)