HyperDic: ineligible

English > 2 senses of the word ineligible:
ADJECTIVEallineligiblenot eligible
allineligibleprohibited by official rules
ineligible > pronunciation
Soundsihneh'lihjhahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ineligible: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot eligible.
Examples
  • "ineligible to vote"
  • "ineligible for retirement benefits"
Narrowerdisqualifieddisqualified by law or rule or provision
disqualifiedbarred from competition for violation of rules
undesirable, unsuitablenot worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)
unentitled, unqualifiedHaving no right or entitlement
See alsounqualifiednot meeting the proper standards and requirements and training
OppositeeligibleQualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen
Spanishinelegible, ineligible
Catalaninelegible
Nounsineligibilitythe quality or state of being ineligible
English > ineligible: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningprohibited by official rules.
Example"an ineligible pass receiver"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderillegalprohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
Spanishinelegible
Catalaninelegible
Nounsineligibilitythe quality or state of being ineligible

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