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  Definition of qualify
  1. add a modifier to a constituent
  2. make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
  3. make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"
  4. 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"
  5. pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
  6. 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"
  7. prove capable or fit; meet requirements
Similar Words: modify, restrict, dispose, characterize, characterise, stipulate, condition, specify, measure up

 

Hyponyms: decelerate, slow down, accelerate, speed, speed up, habilitate, capacitate, distinguish, mark, differentiate, stamp, provide

 

Grouped Verbs: stipulate

 

Derivational Morphology: modifier, qualifier, modification, qualifying, limiting, qualification, reservation, quality, character, lineament, caliber, calibre, characterization, characterisation, word picture, word-painting, delineation, depiction, picture, reference, character reference, makings, specification, spec, stipulation, condition, precondition, term, circumstance, consideration, passing, pass

 

 
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