Definition of Eligible

1. Adjective. Qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen. "An eligible bachelor"




Definition of Eligible

1. a. That may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office.

Definition of Eligible

1. Adjective. suitable; meeting the conditions; worthy of being chosen ¹

2. Noun. One who is eligible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eligible

1. one that is qualified to be chosen [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eligible

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elicitors
elicits
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elide
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eligibilities
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eligible (current term)
eligibleness
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elimination disorders
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elimination question

Literary usage of Eligible

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1. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
""eligible" is defined "by law and other standard lexicographers thus: Black: 'Capable of being chosen; competency to hold office. ..."

2. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Denmark; 2006 Review by International Energy Agency (2006)
"... Switching Rates for eligible Electricity Customers Households/Small Companies Metered Customers No, of Customers % of No, of Customers eligible who ..."

3. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... or shall be eligible to office, unless he shall have resided within the jurisdiction of the United States for two years subsequent to his naturalization ..."

4. Money and Banking: Illustrated by American History by Horace White (1911)
"... E COMMERCIAL PAPER eligible FOR REDISCOUNT The Reserve Bank Organization Committee, on February 6, requested the New York Clearing House Association to ..."

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