HyperDic: qualify

English > 7 senses of the word qualify:
VERBstativequalify, measure upprove capable or fit
communicationqualifypronounce fit or able
changequalifymake more specific
changequalify, disposemake fit or prepared
communicationqualify, stipulate, condition, specifyspecify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement
communicationqualify, characterize, characterisedescribe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
changequalify, modifyadd a modifier to a constituent
qualify > pronunciation
Soundskwaa'lahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningprove capable or fit; meet requirements.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymmeasure up
Broadersuffice, do, answer, serveBe sufficient
Spanishcalificar, habilitar, licenciarse
Catalanhabilitar, llicenciar-se
Nounsqualificationan attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
qualifiera contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage / stage of competition
qualifyingsuccess in satisfying a test or requirement
qualitya degree or grade of excellence / excellence or worth
qualityhigh social status
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningpronounce fit or able.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Narrowercapacitatemake legally capable or qualify in law
Broaderpronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
Oppositedisqualifydeclare unfit
Spanishcapacitar, cualificar, habilitar
Catalancapacitar, habilitar
Nounsqualificationan attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
qualitya degree or grade of excellence / excellence or worth
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake more specific.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"qualify these remarks"
Broadermodifymake less severe or harsh or extreme / extreme
Spanishcalificar, restringir
Catalanqualificar, restringir
Nounsqualificationthe act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea
qualificationa statement that limits or restricts some claim
qualitya characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningmake fit or prepared.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymdispose
Narrowercapacitatemake capable
habilitateQualify for teaching / teaching at a university in Europe
Broaderprepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
Oppositedisqualify, unfit, indisposemake unfit or unsuitable
Spanishadecuar, capacitar, cualificar
Catalanfer apropiat, qualificar
Nounsqualitya degree or grade of excellence / excellence or worth
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningSpecify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsstipulate, condition, specify
NarrowerprovideDetermine (what is to happen / happen in certain contingencies) , especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation
Broadercontract, undertakeEnter into a contractual arrangement
Similar tostipulateGive a guarantee or promise of
Spanishconcretar, condicionar, disponer, especificar, estipular, precisar
Catalanconcretar, condicionar, especificar, estipular, precisar
Nounsqualificationan attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningdescribe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscharacterize, characterise
Narrowerdistinguish, mark, differentiateBe a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait
stampReveal clearly as having a certain character
Broaderremember, think ofKeep in mind / mind for attention or consideration
Spanishcalificar, caracterizar
Catalancaracteritzar, qualificar
Nounsqualityan essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
qualitya characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
English > qualify: 7 senses > verb 7, change
Meaningadd a modifier to a constituent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something with something
Synonymmodify
CategorygrammarThe branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
Broaderaddmake an addition (to)
Spanishcalificar, cualificar, modificar
Catalanmodificar, qualificar
Nounsqualifiera content word that qualifies the meaning / meaning of a noun or verb
qualifyingthe grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning / meaning of the phrase

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