qualify

Definition

  • verb: to give (someone) the necessary skill or knowledge to do a particular job or activity
  • verb: to reduce from a general to a particular or restricted form
  • often + 'as'
  • synonyms: soften, equip, fit

Examples

  • I would like to 'qualify' [='modify'] what I said earlier to avoid any misinterpretation.

  • His brief time in the army doesn't 'qualify' him 'as' a military expert.

  • Living in a camper for a weekend does not 'qualify as' outdoor camping.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) We had King's cake... er... Oh... I'm also an expert in administrative stuff... Financial aid... Welfare... I... I don't know... maybe you qualify? You'll check, Magali. But I don't think so... - Yvan Laprade? - Yes. - No, no, no. Get lost... (..)
    2011 Intouchables