Antonyms of adj ineligible

2 senses of ineligible

Sense 1
ineligible (vs. eligible) -- (not eligible; "ineligible to vote"; "ineligible for retirement benefits")

eligible (vs. ineligible) -- (qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen; "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor")
        => bailable -- (eligible for bail; "a bailable defendant")
        => desirable, suitable, worthy -- (worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse; "the parents found the girl suitable for their son")
        => entitled -- (qualified for by right according to law; "we are all entitled to equal protection under the law")
        => in line -- (awaiting something; especially something due; "people were in line at the checkout counter"; "she was in line for promotion")
        => legal -- (allowed by official rules; "a legal pass receiver")
        => pensionable -- (entitled to receive a pension; "a pensionable employee")

Sense 2
ineligible -- (prohibited by official rules; "an ineligible pass receiver")

INDIRECT (VIA illegal) -> legal -- (established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules)

Similarity of adj ineligible

2 senses of ineligible

Sense 1
ineligible (vs. eligible) -- (not eligible; "ineligible to vote"; "ineligible for retirement benefits")
       => disqualified -- (disqualified by law or rule or provision)
       => disqualified -- (barred from competition for violation of rules; "a disqualified player")
       => undesirable, unsuitable -- (not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse))
       => unentitled, unqualified -- (having no right or entitlement; "a distinction to which he was unentitled")
          Also See-> unqualified#2

Sense 2
ineligible -- (prohibited by official rules; "an ineligible pass receiver")
       => illegal (vs. legal) -- (prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move")

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