|1.||[ verb ] prove capable or fit; meet requirements|
|Related terms:||suffice qualification qualifier passing|
|2.||[ verb ] pronounce fit or able|
"She was qualified to run the marathon" "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
|Related terms:||disqualify pronounce capacitate qualification|
|3.||[ verb ] make more specific|
"qualify these remarks"
|Related terms:||modify qualification|
|4.||[ verb ] (education) make fit or prepared|
"Your education qualifies you for this job"
|Related terms:||disqualify prepare habilitate capacitate quality|
|5.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||remember distinguish stamp quality quality characterisation|
|6.||[ verb ] specify as a condition|
|Synonyms:||specify stipulate condition|
"The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"
|Related terms:||contract provide stipulate condition circumstance qualification specification|
|7.||[ verb ] (grammar) add a modifier to a constituent|
|Related terms:||add accelerate grammar modifier modification|