Associations to the word «Qualify»


QUALIFY, verb. To describe or characterize something by listing its qualities.
QUALIFY, verb. To make someone, or to become competent or eligible for some position or task.
QUALIFY, verb. To certify or license someone for something.
QUALIFY, verb. To modify, limit, restrict or moderate something; especially to add conditions or requirements for an assertion to be true.
QUALIFY, verb. (now rare) To mitigate, alleviate (something); to make less disagreeable.
QUALIFY, verb. To compete successfully in some stage of a competition and become eligible for the next stage.
QUALIFY, verb. To give individual quality to; to modulate; to vary; to regulate.
QUALIFY, verb. (juggling) To throw and catch each object at least twice.
QUALIFY, noun. (juggling) An instance of throwing and catching each prop at least twice.

Dictionary definition

QUALIFY, verb. Prove capable or fit; meet requirements.
QUALIFY, verb. Pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections".
QUALIFY, verb. Make more specific; "qualify these remarks".
QUALIFY, verb. Make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job".
QUALIFY, verb. Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments".
QUALIFY, verb. Describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover".
QUALIFY, verb. Add a modifier to a constituent.

Wise words

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