qualify

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  • To make competent or eligible for an office, position, or task.
  • To declare competent or capable, as to practice a profession; certify.
  • To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics.
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  • To modify, limit, or restrict, as by listing exceptions or reservations.
  • To make less harsh or severe; moderate: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> moderate</strong>.
  • To modify the meaning of (a noun, for example).
  • To be or become qualified.
  • To reach the later stages of a selection process or contest by competing successfully in earlier rounds.
  • To note the quality or kind of; express or mark a quality of.
  • To impart a certain quality or qualification to; fit for any place, office, or occupation; furnish with the knowledge, skill, or other accomplishment necessary for a purpose.
  • Specifically, to make legally capable; furnish with legal power or capacity: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="qualify">qualify</internalXref> a person for exercising the elective franchise.
  • In <em>logic</em>, to modify by the negative particle or in some similar way.
  • In <em>grammar</em>, to express some quality as belonging to; modify; describe: said of an adjective in relation to a noun, of an adverb in relation to a verb, etc.
  • To limit or modify; restrict; limit by exceptions; come near denying: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="qualify">qualify</internalXref> a statement or an expression; to <em>qualify</em> the sense of words or phrases.
  • To moderate; soothe; abate; soften; diminish; assuage: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="qualify">qualify</internalXref> the rigor of a statute.
  • To modify the quality or strength of; make stronger, dilute, or otherwise fit for taste: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="qualify">qualify</internalXref> liquors.
  • To temper; regulate; control.
  • In <em>Scotch law</em>, to prove; authenticate; confirm.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To prepare, capacitate. See <internalXref urlencoded="qualified">qualified</internalXref>.
  • <strong>6</strong> and To reduce.
  • To take the necessary steps for rendering one's self capable of holding any office or enjoying any privilege; establish a claim or right to exercise any function.
  • To take the oath of office before entering upon its duties.
  • To make oath to any fact: as, I am ready to <em>qualify</em> to what I have asserted.
  • To be or become qualified; to be fit, as for an office or employment.
  • To obtain legal power or capacity by taking the oath, or complying with the forms required, on assuming an office.
  • To make such as is required; to give added or requisite qualities to; to fit, as for a place, office, occupation, or character; to furnish with the knowledge, skill, or other accomplishment necessary for a purpose; to make capable, as of an employment or privilege; to supply with legal power or capacity.
  • To give individual quality to; to modulate; to vary; to regulate.
  • To reduce from a general, undefined, or comprehensive form, to particular or restricted form; to modify; to limit; to restrict; to restrain.
  • Hence, to soften; to abate; to diminish; to assuage; to reduce the strength of, as liquors.
  • To soothe; to cure; -- said of persons.
  • To <xref>describe</xref> or <xref>characterize</xref> something by <xref>listing</xref> its <xref>qualities</xref>.
  • To make someone, or to become <xref>competent</xref> or <xref>eligible</xref> for some <xref>position</xref> or <xref>task</xref>.
  • To <xref>certify</xref> or <xref>license</xref> someone for something.
  • To <xref>modify</xref>, <xref>limit</xref>, <xref>restrict</xref> or <xref>moderate</xref> something; especially to add <xref>conditions</xref> or <xref>requirements</xref> for an <xref>assertion</xref> to be true.
  • To <xref>mitigate</xref>, <xref>alleviate</xref> (something); to make less <xref>disagreeable</xref>.
  • To <xref>compete</xref> <xref>successfully</xref> in some stage of a <xref>competition</xref> and become eligible for the next stage
  • To throw and catch each object at least twice.
  • An instance of throwing and catching each prop at least twice.
  • make fit or prepared
  • make more specific
  • specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
  • add a modifier to a constituent
  • prove capable or fit; meet requirements
  • pronounce fit or able
  • describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
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