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Meaning of word qualify from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

qualify   verb

Meaning : Prove capable or fit. Meet requirements.

Synonyms : measure up

Meaning : Pronounce fit or able.

Example : She was qualified to run the marathon.
They nurses were qualified to administer the injections.

Declare unfit.

She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete.

Meaning : Make more specific.

Example : Qualify these remarks.

Meaning : Make fit or prepared.

Example : Your education qualifies you for this job.

Synonyms : dispose

Make unfit or unsuitable.

Your income disqualifies you.
disqualify, indispose, unfit

Meaning : Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement. Make an express demand or provision in an agreement.

Example : The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life.
The contract stipulates the dates of the payments.

Synonyms : condition, specify, stipulate

Meaning : Describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of.

Example : You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist.
This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover.

Synonyms : characterise, characterize

Meaning : Add a modifier to a constituent.

Synonyms : modify