qualify / ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪ /


qualify2 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

qual·i·fied, qual·i·fy·ing.

  1. to provide with proper or necessary skills, knowledge, credentials, etc.; make competent: to qualify oneself for a job.
  2. to modify or limit in some way; make less strong or positive: to qualify an endorsement.
  3. Grammar. to modify.
v. 无主动词 verb

qual·i·fied, qual·i·fy·ing.

  1. to be fitted or competent for something.
  2. to get authority, license, power, etc., as by fulfilling required conditions, taking an oath, etc.
  3. Sports. to demonstrate the required ability in an initial or preliminary contest: He qualified in the trials.

qualify 近义词

v. 动词 verb

make or become ready, prepared

v. 动词 verb

lessen, restrict

v. 动词 verb

characterize, distinguish


  1. While they are not eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, a House staff member estimated that tens of thousands have incomes low enough that they would qualify for the stimulus aid if they were eligible.
  2. The court ruled 9 to 0 that the lawsuit did not qualify for the limited exception in federal law that generally restricts American courts from hearing lawsuits against foreign governments.
  3. A whistleblower noticed that lenders were shuffling loan financing from one bond to another to increase the volume of loans that qualified for the subsidies.
  4. She had spent hours trying to find her father an appointment, once he had qualified for a vaccine under Texas rules.
  5. The model currently gives Liverpool just a 4 percent chance to win the league and a 66 percent chance to qualify for the Champions League.
  6. Magazines are the only thing in my apartment that qualify as clutter.
  7. Another unknown is how many from that pool will eventually qualify.
  8. We cannot qualify it based on ideological notions or concepts important only at one time in history.
  9. To qualify for special protection, Marmolejos wrote, Doyle would have to have disclosed “substantial” law-breaking by the lab.
  10. Qualification is exacting, and a majority of the teams that do qualify are from the West.
  11. If he fails to qualify or a vacancy occurs, the creditors have an opportunity to make another appointment.
  12. They had received power sufficient to qualify them to preach that the "kingdom of heaven was at hand."
  13. At breakfast next morning he was induced to qualify his satisfaction to some extent—but very slightly.
  14. My readers in the two previous chapters have drunk raw spirit, and must now qualify it after the Scotch fashion.
  15. The personal and moral influence of Mr. O'Brien were such as to qualify him to be a leader.