HyperDic: precondition

English > 4 senses of the word precondition:
VERBchangepreconditionput into the required condition beforehand
NOUNcommunicationprecondition, condition, stipulationan assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
cognitionprecondition, given, presumptionan assumption that is taken for granted
cognitionpreconditiona condition that is a prerequisite
precondition > pronunciation
Soundspriy.kahndih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > precondition: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.
Synonymscondition, stipulation
Narrowerboundary condition(mathematics) a condition specified for the solution to a set of differential equations
provision, provisoA stipulated condition
Broaderpremise, premiss, assumptionA statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn
Spanishcondición, estipulación
Catalancondició, estipulació
English > precondition: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn assumption that is taken for granted.
Synonymsgiven, presumption
Broaderassumption, supposition, supposalA hypothesis that is taken for granted
Spanishdado, precondición, presunción, presuposición, presupuesto
Catalanpressuposició, pressupost, presumpció
English > precondition: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA condition that is a prerequisite.
Broaderprerequisite, requirementSomething that is required in advance
Spanishcondición previa
Catalancondició prèvia
Verbspreconditionput into the required condition beforehand
English > precondition: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningput into the required condition beforehand.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderfix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, setmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Nounspreconditiona condition that is a prerequisite

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