Is there a word that describes something as conditionally true? Is there a word that is used to define or describes something that's conditionally true, something whose truth is contingent on other things being true?

  • Yes, this is called a "conditional". It's the best word to fit what you seem to want to say.
    – Andrew
    Jul 6 '19 at 6:01
  • There are several words, including "conditional" and "contingent" which you have used in your questions. are you looking for a noun, an adjective, or something else? Since you have a couple of closely related words, consider looking up a thesaurus, such as merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conditional. Jul 6 '19 at 10:40
  • Is there a word in your languages? Have you tried a bilingual dictionary?
    – James K
    Jul 6 '19 at 15:44

Not really. We have the adjectives "true" and "false", and we can use modifiers like "maybe" or "sometimes"

So "Grass is green" is true. But "Apples are green" is sometimes true.

You can abbreviate this to "True False or Sometimes".

In formal logic, an statement statements are either true or false, and so quantifiers are used:

All grass is green.

There exists at least one green apple.

It is not the case that all apples are green.

These are all true.

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