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1. precondition

verb. ['ˌpriːkənˈdɪʃən'] put into the required condition beforehand.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • ready
  • prepare
  • gear up
  • set up

Antonyms

  • orderliness
  • tonicity
  • soundness
  • dryness

Etymology

  • condition (English)
  • conditio (Latin)
  • pre- (English)

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Rhymes with Precondition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician
  • disposition
  • dimunition

Sentences with precondition


1. Noun, singular or mass
A contingency in a real estate offer is a precondition for the sale.

Quotes about precondition


1. For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

2. Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty.' It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism.' It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success.
- Bobbe Sommer

2. precondition

noun. ['ˌpriːkənˈdɪʃən'] an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else.

Synonyms

  • proviso
  • condition
  • premise
  • boundary condition
  • stipulation
  • provision
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • impurity
  • innocence
  • disorderliness
  • order

Etymology

  • condition (English)
  • conditio (Latin)
  • pre- (English)

3. precondition

noun. ['ˌpriːkənˈdɪʃən'] an assumption that is taken for granted.

Synonyms

  • supposition
  • given
  • supposal
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • astigmatism
  • safety
  • improvement

Etymology

  • condition (English)
  • conditio (Latin)
  • pre- (English)

4. precondition

noun. ['ˌpriːkənˈdɪʃən'] a condition that is a prerequisite.

Synonyms

  • prerequisite

Antonyms

  • fullness
  • wetness

Etymology

  • condition (English)
  • conditio (Latin)
  • pre- (English)
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