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Disqualify definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISQUALIFY, v.t. [dis and qualify.]
1. To make unfit; to deprive of natural power, or the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; with for. Indisposition disqualifies the body for labor, and the mind for study. Piety disqualifies a person for no lawful employment.
2. To deprive of legal capacity, power or right; to disable. A conviction of perjury disqualifies a man for a witness. A direct interest in a suit disqualifies a person to be a juror in the cause.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you" [syn: disqualify, unfit, indispose] [ant: dispose, qualify]
2: declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete" [ant: qualify]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Date: 1712 1. to deprive of the required qualities, properties, or conditions ; make unfit 2. to deprive of a power, right, or privilege 3. to make ineligible for a prize or for further competition because of violations of the rules

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (-ies, -ied) 1 (often foll. by from) debar from a competition or pronounce ineligible as a winner because of an infringement of the rules etc. (disqualified from the race for taking drugs). 2 (often foll. by for, from) make or pronounce ineligible or unsuitable (his age disqualifies him for the job; a criminal record disqualified him from applying). 3 (often foll. by from) incapacitate legally; pronounce unqualified (disqualified from practising as a doctor).

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disqualify Dis*qual"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disqualified; p. pr. & vb. n. Disqualifying.] 1. To deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; to render unfit; to incapacitate; -- with for or from before the purpose, state, or act. My common illness disqualifies me for all conversation; I mean my deafness. --Swift. Me are not disqualified by their engagements in trade from being received in high society. --Southey. 2. To deprive of some power, right, or privilege, by positive restriction; to disable; to debar legally; as, a conviction of perjury disqualifies a man to be a witness.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(disqualifies, disqualifying, disqualified) When someone is disqualified, they are officially stopped from taking part in a particular event, activity, or competition, usually because they have done something wrong. He was convicted of corruption, and will be disqualified from office for seven years... The stewards conferred and eventually decided to disqualify us. VERB: be V-ed from n, V n, also V n from n disqualification (disqualifications) Livingston faces a four-year disqualification from athletics. N-VAR: oft with poss

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. 1. Unfit, disable, incapacitate (naturally). 2. Disenable, prohibit, preclude, incapacitate (legally).

Moby Thesaurus

bar, bate, close out, debar, disable, disenable, eliminate, except, exclude, incapacitate, invalidate, make impossible, prohibit, reject, rule out, suspend, turn away, turn down, unfit




 


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