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Synonyms for eligible
ˈɛl ɪ dʒə bəlel·i·gi·ble

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  1. eligiblenoun


  2. eligibleadjective

    suitable; meeting the conditions; worthy of being chosen


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. eligible

    capable, suitable, worthy, desirable, preferable, choice, prime

    undesirable, worthless, unprofitable, ordinary, indifferent, ineligible

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eligibleadjective

    qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

    "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor"

    ineligible, unentitled, disqualified, unsuitable, unqualified, undesirable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. eligibleadjective

    desirable, preferable, to be preferred, worthy of choice, fit to be chosen

  2. eligibleadjective

    legally qualified

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  1. Kereyn Smith:

    As the New Zealand Team, we have a strong culture of manaaki and inclusion and respect for all, we are committed to supporting all eligible New Zealand athletes and ensuring their mental and physical wellbeing, along with their high-performance needs, while preparing for and competing at the Olympic Games are met.

  2. Chris Bergin:

    Now we believe that Miguel is eligible for naturalization because criminal conviction doesn't render him ineligible through' bad moral character.' That's the term they use, that's what we're going to argue, and I think it's a good argument.

  3. Steven Camarota:

    Most people think either you work, or you are on welfare – but that’s just wrong, a mom with two kids working full-time earning $12 an hour is still eligible for most welfare programs.

  4. Chandrika Kaul:

    The executive at Paris Match think that this will be a really dramatic, sensational meeting between the Queen of Hollywood and their own Prince, who is an eligible, young, handsome bachelor – who also just happens, rumor has it, to be looking for a wife.

  5. News Editor Amber Athey:

    Beyond just funding, the government will have a large role in deciding who is eligible to receive such grants.

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