Antonyms of verb qualify

2 of 7 senses of qualify

Sense 2
qualify -- (pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections")
       Antonym of disqualify (Sense 2)
      => disqualify -- (declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete")

Sense 4
qualify, dispose -- (make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job")
       Antonym of disqualify (Sense 1)
      => disqualify, unfit, indispose -- (make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb qualify

7 senses of qualify

Sense 1
qualify, measure up -- (prove capable or fit; meet requirements)
       => suffice, do, answer, serve -- (be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity; "A few words would answer"; "This car suits my purpose well"; "Will $100 do?"; "A 'B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school"; "Nothing else will serve")

Sense 2
qualify -- (pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections")
       => pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")

Sense 3
qualify, restrict -- (make more specific; "qualify these remarks")
       => modify -- (make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage")

Sense 4
qualify, dispose -- (make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job")
       => prepare, groom, train -- (educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior")

Sense 5
stipulate, qualify, condition, specify -- (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")
       => contract, undertake -- (enter into a contractual arrangement)

Sense 6
qualify, characterize, characterise -- (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")
       => remember, think of -- (keep in mind for attention or consideration; "Remember the Alamo"; "Remember to call your mother every day!"; "Think of the starving children in India!")

Sense 7
modify, qualify -- (add a modifier to a constituent)
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

Antonyms of adj qualified

5 senses of qualified

Sense 1
qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task; "many qualified applicants for the job")

unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training)
        => quack (prenominal) -- (medically unqualified; "a quack doctor")

Sense 2
qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval")

unqualified (vs. qualified) -- (not limited or restricted; "an unqualified denial")
        => categoric, categorical, flat, unconditional -- (not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal")
        => clean, clear -- (free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner")
        => cool -- ((used of a number or sum) without exaggeration or qualification; "a cool million bucks")
        => outright, straight-out, unlimited -- (without reservation or exception)

Sense 3
certified, qualified -- (holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital")

INDIRECT (VIA registered) -> unregistered -- (not registered; "an unregistered citizen")

Sense 4
restricted, qualified -- (restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man'))

INDIRECT (VIA modified) -> unmodified -- (not changed in form or character)

Sense 5
dependent, dependant, qualified -- (contingent on something else)

INDIRECT (VIA conditional) -> unconditional, unconditioned -- (not conditional; "unconditional surrender")

Similarity of adj qualified

5 senses of qualified

Sense 1
qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task; "many qualified applicants for the job")
       => well-qualified -- (more than adequately qualified; "a well-qualified officer")
          Also See-> competent#1; eligible#1

Sense 2
qualified (vs. unqualified) -- (limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval")
       => conditional -- (qualified by reservations)
       => hedged, weasel-worded -- (evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement)
       => limited, modified -- (mediocre)
          Also See-> conditional#2; modified#1

Sense 3
certified, qualified -- (holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital")
       => registered (vs. unregistered) -- (listed or recorded officially; "record is made of `registered mail' at each point on its route to assure safe delivery"; "registered bonds")

Sense 4
restricted, qualified -- (restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man'))
       => modified (vs. unmodified) -- (changed in form or character; "their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"; "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved")

Sense 5
dependent, dependant, qualified -- (contingent on something else)
       => conditional (vs. unconditional) -- (imposing or depending on or containing a condition; "conditional acceptance of the terms"; "lent conditional support"; "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid")

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