Synonyms for qualify

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kwol-uh-fahy
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪ

Top 10 synonyms for qualify Other synonyms for the word qualify

Définition of qualify

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "to invest with a quality," from Middle French qualifier (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin qualificare "attribute a quality to; make of a certain quality," from Latin qualis "of what sort?," correlative pronomial adjective (see quality) + facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "to limit, modify" is from 1530s. Sense of "be fit for a job" first appeared 1580s. Related: Qualified; qualifying.
  • verb make or become ready, prepared
  • verb lessen, restrict
  • verb characterize, distinguish
Example sentences :
  • And I'll be qualify'd I never larnt such a word when I went to his school.
  • Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
  • Do you send him to me,—I'll qualify him for that important station.
  • Extract from : « The Politician Out-Witted » by Samuel Low
  • She tossed her head as much as to say that she was still able to qualify for the description.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • So Mr. Croy showed he could qualify the humble hand that assuaged him.
  • Extract from : « The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 » by Henry James
  • I began to qualify, rather weakly; but what I said did not matter.
  • Extract from : « Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete » by Albert Bigelow Paine
  • In 1892 it was enacted that women might study law and qualify for the Bar.
  • Extract from : « The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV » by Various
  • When a boy has become a first-class scout he may qualify for the merit badges.
  • Extract from : « Boy Scouts Handbook » by Boy Scouts of America
  • Before a boy can become a tenderfoot he must qualify for same.
  • Extract from : « Boy Scouts Handbook » by Boy Scouts of America
  • That which serves to qualify other acts cannot be itself a special act.
  • Extract from : « On Prayer and The Contemplative Life » by St. Thomas Aquinas
  • The bullies were called on to qualify under the eyes of the master.
  • Extract from : « Joan of Arc of the North Woods » by Holman Day

Antonyms for qualify

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