Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Qualify

Qualify

  1. To make such as is required; to give added or requisite qualities to; to fit, as for a place, office, occupation, or character; to furnish with the knowledge, skill, or other accomplishment necessary for a purpose; to make capable, as of an employment or privilege; to supply with legal power or capacity.
  2. To give individual quality to; to modulate; to vary; to regulate.
  3. To reduce from a general, undefined, or comprehensive form, to particular or restricted form; to modify; to limit; to restrict; to restrain; as, to qualify a statement, claim, or proposition.
  4. Hence, to soften; to abate; to diminish; to assuage; to reduce the strength of, as liquors.
  5. To soothe; to cure; -- said of persons.
  6. To be or become qualified; to be fit, as for an office or employment.
  7. To obtain legal power or capacity by taking the oath, or complying with the forms required, on assuming an office.

Qualify Quotations

Religion is capable of driving people to such dangerous folly that faith seems to me to qualify as a kind of mental illness.
Richard Dawkins

At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.
Paul Tournier

I've always been attracted to cars, and driving is a completely measurable experience: if you qualify last on the grid, you're the slowest, and if you qualify first on the grid, you're the fastest. So no one can say you're slow if you're fast and no one can say you're fast if you're slow.
Eric Bana

Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.
Muhammad Yunus

Each life is unique. But for all, repentance will surely include passing through the portal of humble prayer. Our Father in Heaven can allow us to feel fully the conviction of our sins. He knows the depths of our remorse. He can then direct what we must do to qualify for forgiveness.
Henry B. Eyring
More "Qualify" Quotations

Qualify Translations

qualify in French is qualifient, qualifions, qualifiez
qualify in German is beschreiben, eignen, Eigenschaft, ausbilden
qualify in Norwegian is modifisere, kvalifisere
qualify in Spanish is capacitar
qualify in Swedish is kvalificera

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.