Definition of Disqualify

1. Verb. Make unfit or unsuitable. "Your income disqualifies you"

Exact synonyms: Indispose, Unfit
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Disqualification, Disqualification
Antonyms: Qualify



2. Verb. Declare unfit. "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"
Generic synonyms: Judge, Label, Pronounce
Specialized synonyms: Recuse, Disbar
Derivative terms: Disqualification, Disqualification
Antonyms: Qualify

Definition of Disqualify

1. v. t. 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.

Definition of Disqualify

1. Verb. To make ineligible for something, by the explicit revocation of a previous qualification. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disqualify

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Literary usage of Disqualify

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"The interest which will disqualify a witness must be some legal, certain, and immediate interest in the result of the cause or in the record. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"Common Council of police officer does not disqualify deputy Superior, 90 Wis. 612. When, by stat- giving the direction to hold the trial, ute, ..."

3. Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations by William Meade Fletcher (1917)
"Effect of disposing of stock after election, so as to disqualify officer. A statutory provision that "if a director shall cease to be a stockholder, ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1872)
"But the interest to disqualify the party must be certain and vested. Leach, 133. The wife of a bankrupt cannot be examined as to her husband's bankruptcy. ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"not disqualify the Juror. Central Railroad Co. v. Roberts, 91 Ga. 513, 18 SE 315; Keener v. Stete, 97 Ga. 388, 24 SE 28. 4. The finding of the jury was ..."

6. A Treatise on the Power to Enact, Passage, Validity and Enforcement of by Norton Townshend Horr, Alton A. Bemis (1887)
"Citizenship does not disqualify the magistrate. Every citizen of a municipality has an interest in the prompt aud vigorous enforcement of its ordinances. ..."

7. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1827)
"... disqualify Proprietors of Slaves from being public Functionaries—Motion to the same effect made in the Commons by Mr. Smith— Petitions from the Council ..."

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