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qualify meaning

[ 'kwɔlifai ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "qualify""qualify" in a sentence

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  • Verb: qualify  'kwólu`fI
    1. Prove capable or fit; meet requirements
      - measure up 
    2. Pronounce fit or able
      "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "The nurses were qualified to administer the injections" 
    3. Make more specific
      "qualify these remarks"
      - restrict 
    4. Make fit or prepared
      "Your education qualifies you for this job"
      - dispose 
    5. Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
      - stipulate, condition, specify 
    6. Describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
      - characterize, characterise [Brit] 
    7. Add a modifier to a constituent
      - modify

    Derived forms: qualifying, qualifies, qualified

    See also: qualification, qualifier, qualifying, quality

    Type of: add, answer, contract, do, groom, judge, label, modify, prepare, pronounce, remember, serve, suffice, think of, train, undertake

    Antonym: disqualify

  • [Business]
    AmE / verb (qualifies, qualifying, qualified, qualified)

    1 [no obj]

    to reach the standard of ability or knowledge needed to do a particular job, for example by completing a course of study or passing exams:

    How long does it take to qualify?

    She qualified as an accountant last year.

    2 [+ obj]

    to give sb the skills and knowledge they need to do sth:

    This training course will qualify you for a better job.

    The test qualifies you to drive heavy vehicles.

    3 [+ obj or no obj]

    to have or give sb the right to do sth:

    My credit card qualifies me for a discount at some stores.

    Qualifying firms can reclaim 100% tax relief on IT purchases.


  • He may have to qualify some goals.
  • After three years here you will qualify for a rise.
  • Eighteen-year-olds qualify to vote.
  • You must qualify yourself for the post.
  • Additional numbers may qualify for welfare payments.
  • Adjectives qualify nouns.
  • Your passport qualifies you to receive free medical treatment.
  • After a certan period of employment the employee qualifies for a pension.
  • We will decide on our team as and when we qualify for the competition.
  • I feel i must qualify my earlier remarks in case they are misinterpreted.
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