qualified, past participle; qualified, past tense; qualifying, present participle; qualifies, 3rd person singular present;
Be entitled to a particular benefit or privilege by fulfilling a necessary condition
they do not qualify for compensation payments
Become eligible for a competition or its final rounds, by reaching a certain standard or defeating a competitor
he failed to qualify for the Olympic team
a World Cup qualifying game
Be or make properly entitled to be classed in a particular way
he qualifies as a genuine political refugee
Become officially recognized as a practitioner of a particular profession or activity by satisfying the relevant conditions or requirements, typically by undertaking a course of study and passing examinations
after the war he qualified as a lawyer
I've only just qualified
Officially recognize or establish (someone) as a practitioner of a particular profession or activity
the courses qualify you as an instructor of the sport
Make (someone) competent or knowledgeable enough to do something
I'm not qualified to write on the subject
Make (a statement or assertion) less absolute; add reservations to
she felt obliged to qualify her first short answer
Make (something extreme or undesirable) less severe or extreme
his sincere piety, his large heart alway qualify his errors
Alter the strength or flavor of (something, esp. a liquid)
he qualified his mug of water with a plentiful infusion of the liquor
Attribute a specified quality to something; describe something as
the propositions have been qualified as heretical
(of a word or phrase) Attribute a quality to (another word, esp. a preceding noun)
prove capable or fit; meet requirements
pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"
stipulate: specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement; "The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"; "The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
(Qualifying) The term "pole position", as used in motorsports, comes from the horse racing term where the number one starter starts on the inside next to the inside pole. The term made its way, along with several other customs, to auto racing. ...
to describe or characterize something by listing its qualities; to make someone, or to become competent or eligible for some position or task; to certify or license someone for something; to modify, limit, restrict or moderate something; To mitigate, alleviate (something); to make less ...
(qualification) The act or process of qualifying; An ability or attribute aiding one's chances of qualifying; An added condition; The process by which racers race against the clock to determine whether they will qualify for a race, and if so in what qualifying position
(Qualifying) Process of demonstrating a person is credit worthy and has enough money to buy a property. Institutional sellers may require ?proof? in the form of a letter from a lender or some verification of the source of funds if the sale is cash.
(Qualifying) The process of determining whether a buyer is financially able to assume a mortgage by checking credit history, present and previous employment, and any other sources which may help to determine the buyer’s financial capability.
(qualifying) Preliminary race sessions in which cars race against time to determine their positions in the grid.
(Qualifying) Process lender undertakes prior to agreeing to make a loan that evaluates a buyer's income and credit, the property's physical condition, and compares figures with the lender's guidelines.
(Qualifying) A buyer usually must qualify for a loan. Usually, the monthly payment cannot be more than 25 percent to 28 percent of the buyer's gross monthly income and all the buyer's monthly debt cannot total more than 33 percent to 36 percent of his monthly income. ...
Qualifying determines starting positions, based on each driver's best lap time during the qualifying session or sessions. Each car is timed, and the starting grid is determined by the order of fastest cars.
(Qualifying) The process whereby the lender assesses the borrowers' ability to re-pay the loan.
(Qualifying) The process of competing for starting positions of heat and consolation races. In SCRA, the racers get two timed laps. The best/fastest lap is used for the racer.
(Qualifying (Qualies)) preliminary event that offers players whose rankings don’t gain them direct entry in the main draw of a tournament, the opportunity to win a spot in that main draw.
(Qualifying) (Adjective) A session or sessions preliminary to the final of an event.
(Qualifying) The act of determining an attendee's authority to purchase or recommend a product or service on display.
(Qualifying) The registration process, prior to a Trustee╒s Auction, where the identity of bidders and the amounts and forms of money to pay for successful bids are confirmed.
(Qualifying) Times (QTs) - Published times that must be achieved during a given period in order to enter certain meets.
(qualification) As determined by a lender, the ability of the borrower to repay a mortgage loan based on the borrower’s credit history, employment history, assets, debts and income.
(qualification) The process of demonstrating the ability to fulfill specified requirements. Note the term ‘qualified’ is used to designate the corresponding status. [ISO 9000]
(Qualification) the process of determining whether a prospective borrower has the ability, meaning sufficient assets and income, to repay a loan. Qualification is sometimes referred to as “pre-qualification” because it is subject to verification of the information provided by the applicant. ...