Unscramble Words


qualifies

We have found lemma(root) word of qualifies : qualify.

Definitions


[ˈkwɒlɪfʌɪ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- be entitled to a particular benefit or privilege by fulfilling a necessary condition
(e.g: a pensioner who does not qualify for income support)

- become officially recognized as a practitioner of a particular profession or activity, typically by undertaking a course and passing examinations
(e.g: the training necessary to qualify as a solicitor)

- make (a statement or assertion) less absolute; add reservations to
(e.g: she felt obliged to qualify her first short answer)

- (of a word or phrase) attribute a quality to (another word, especially a preceding noun).


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘describe in a particular way’): from French qualifier, from medieval Latin qualificare, from Latin qualis ‘of what kind, of such a kind’ (see quality)




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