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qualifying

 
Adjective qualifying has 1 sense
  1. qualifying - referring to or qualifying another sentence element; "relative pronoun"; "relative clause"
    Antonym:
    absolute (indirect, via relative)
Noun qualifying has 2 senses
  1. modification, qualifying, limiting - the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    --1 is a kind of grammatical relation
    --1 has particulars: restrictiveness; apposition
    Derived form: verb qualify7
  2. passing, pass, qualifying - success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
    --2 is a kind of success
    Derived form: verb qualify1
Verb qualify has 7 senses
  1. qualify, measure up - prove capable or fit; meet requirements
    --1 is one way to suffice, do, answer, serve
    Derived forms: noun qualification1, noun quality5, noun quality2, noun qualifier1, noun qualifying2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. qualify - pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
    --2 is one way to
    pronounce, label, judge
    Antonyms: disqualify
    Derived forms: noun qualification1, noun quality2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  3. qualify, restrict - make more specific; "qualify these remarks"
    --3 is one way to modify
    Derived forms: noun qualification2, noun qualification3, noun quality3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. qualify, dispose - make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"
    --4 is one way to prepare, groom, train
    Antonyms: disqualify, unfit, indispose
    Derived form: noun quality2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  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"
    --5 is one way to contract, undertake
    Derived form: noun qualification1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  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"
    --6 is one way to remember, think of
    Derived forms: noun quality3, noun quality1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  7. modify, qualify - add a modifier to a constituent
    --7 is one way to add
    Derived forms: noun qualifier2, noun qualifying1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something with something
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