Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun precondition

3 senses of precondition

Sense 1
condition, precondition, stipulation -- (an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else)
       => premise, premiss, assumption -- (a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play")

Sense 2
given, presumption, precondition -- (an assumption that is taken for granted)
       => assumption, supposition, supposal -- (a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions")

Sense 3
precondition -- (a condition that is a prerequisite)
       => prerequisite, requirement -- (something that is required in advance; "Latin was a prerequisite for admission")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb precondition

1 sense of precondition

Sense 1
precondition -- (put into the required condition beforehand)
       => fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")

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