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Antonyms for qualify
ˈkwɒl əˌfaɪ

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term qualify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. qualify, measure up(verb)

    prove capable or fit; meet requirements

    Antonyms:
    disqualify, indispose, unfit

    Synonyms:
    restrict, dispose, characterise, modify, stipulate, specify, characterize, measure up, condition

  2. qualify(verb)

    pronounce fit or able

    "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"

    Antonyms:
    unfit, disqualify, indispose

    Synonyms:
    restrict, dispose, characterise, modify, stipulate, specify, characterize, measure up, condition

  3. qualify, restrict(verb)

    make more specific

    "qualify these remarks"

    Antonyms:
    disqualify, unfit, indispose

    Synonyms:
    stipulate, restrict, cut back, trammel, measure up, confine, bound, modify, restrain, curtail, condition, characterize, specify, limit, characterise, dispose, curb, throttle

  4. qualify, dispose(verb)

    make fit or prepared

    "Your education qualifies you for this job"

    Antonyms:
    indispose, disqualify, unfit

    Synonyms:
    stipulate, restrict, toss, throw out, cast out, toss out, fling, measure up, modify, cast away, chuck out, condition, characterize, specify, throw away, characterise, incline, cast aside, dispose, put away, toss away, discard

  5. stipulate, qualify, condition, specify(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    disqualify, indispose, unfit

    Synonyms:
    particularise, modify, characterize, narrow, fix, characterise, delineate, pin down, dispose, determine, particularize, assign, define, specify, train, intend, nail down, destine, designate, specialize, delimit, specialise, discipline, restrict, measure up, set apart, delimitate, stipulate, limit, set, condition, peg down, narrow down, check

  6. qualify, characterize, characterise(verb)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    indispose, disqualify, unfit

    Synonyms:
    restrict, dispose, characterise, modify, stipulate, specify, characterize, measure up, condition

  7. modify, qualify(verb)

    add a modifier to a constituent

    Antonyms:
    unfit, disqualify, indispose

    Synonyms:
    restrict, change, dispose, characterise, modify, stipulate, specify, characterize, alter, condition, measure up

Wiktionary

  1. qualify(noun)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  2. qualify(verb)

    To describe or characterize something by listing its qualities.

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  3. qualify(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  4. qualify(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  5. qualify(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  6. qualify(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  7. qualify(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

  8. qualify(verb)

    Antonyms:
    unqualify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. qualify(v)

    To change is distinctively to make a thing other than it has been, in some respect at least; to exchange to put or take something else in its place; to alter is ordinarily to change partially, to make different in one or more particulars. To exchange is often to transfer ownership; as, to exchange city for country property. Change is often used in the sense of exchange; as, to change horses. To transmute is to change the qualities while the substance remains the same; as, to transmute the baser metals into gold. To transform is to change form or appearance, with or without deeper and more essential change; it is less absolute than transmute, tho sometimes used for that word, and is often used in a spiritual sense as transmute could not be; "Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind," Rom. xii, 2. Transfigure is, as in its Scriptural use, to change in an exalted and glorious spiritual way; "Jesus ... was transfigured before them, and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light," Matt. xvii, 1, 2. To metamorphose is to make some remarkable change, ordinarily in external qualities, but often in structure, use, or chemical constitution, as of a caterpillar into a butterfly, of the stamens of a plant into petals, or of the crystalline structure of rocks, hence called "metamorphic rocks," as when a limestone is metamorphosed into a marble. To vary is to change from time to time, often capriciously. To commute is to put something easier, lighter, milder, or in some way more favorable in place of that which is commuted; as, to commute capital punishment to imprisonment for life; to commute daily fares on a railway to a monthly payment. To convert (Latin con, with, and verto, turn) is to primarily turn about, and signifies to change in form, character, use, etc., through a wide range of relations; iron is converted into steel, joy into grief, a sinner into a saint. To turn is a popular word for change in any sense short of the meaning of exchange, being often equivalent to alter, convert, transform, transmute, etc. We modify or qualify a statement which might seem too strong; we modify it by some limitation, qualify it by some addition.

    Antonyms:
    abide, bide, continue, endure, hold, keep, persist, remain, retain, stay

    Synonyms:
    alter, change, change, commute, convert, diversify, exchange, metamorphose, modify, shift, substitute, transfigure, transform, transmute, turn, vary, veer

    Preposition:
    To change a home toilet for a street dress; to change from a caterpillar to or into a butterfly; to change clothes with a beggar.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. qualify

    Antonyms:
    unfit, misprepare, misqualify, disqualify, incapacitate, free, absolve

    Synonyms:
    fit, prepare, adapt, capacitate, limit, restrict, enable, render capable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. qualify(v)

    Synonyms:
    modify, limit, restrict, condition, fit, prepare, equip, modulate, vary, temper, diminish, moderate, mitigate, assuage, alleviate

How to use qualify in a sentence?

  1. American Red Cross:

    This initiative is still new and the Red Cross along with our industry partners are working around-the-clock to identify, qualify and collect more convalescent plasma donations to meet urgent patient needs in this rapidly changing environment, we expect to significantly increase collections in the coming days and weeks.

  2. Edgardo Bauza:

    We have decided with my coaching staff to end this cycle and leave this club. It’s the best thing for the club and the squad, we will stay in charge for the last two matches of the local( league) tournament and carry on until the end of the year if we need to qualify for( next year’s) Libertadores.

  3. Democrat Hiral Tipirneni:

    I passionately believe that we must remain a land of opportunity for those who are willing to work for it, we ALL deserve an accountable immigration system providing a clear, affordable path to citizenship for those who qualify and have earned it. We also need secure borders. While those two ideas should not be mutually exclusive, our current climate politicizes an issue that, at its core, has real lives at stake, the site reads. Tipirneni calls for a solution for DACA and comprehensive immigration reform. She said she is opposed to Trump’s proposed border wall as she believes the funds for it.

  4. Joseph Addison:

    There are many shining qualities on the mind of man; but none so useful as discretion. It is this which gives a value to all the rest, and sets them at work in their proper places, and turns them to the advantage of their possessor. Without it, learning is pedantry; wit, impertinence; virtue itself looks like weakness; and the best parts only qualify a man to be more sprightly in errors, and active to his own prejudice. Though a man has all other perfections and wants discretion, he will be of no great consequence in the world; but if he has this single talent in perfection, and but a common share of others, he may do what he pleases in his station of life.

  5. Jeff Kirschner:

    It's important to quantify and qualify - or as we call it 'fingerprint' - exactly what's lying on our streets, once you have the root cause of the problem, that allows you to pave the path to a solution.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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