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Definitions and Synonyms of eligible | Another word for eligible | What is eligible?

Definition 1: qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where eligible or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • eligible to run for office
  • eligible for retirement benefits
  • an eligible bachelor

(eligible is similar to ...) eligible for bail

"a bailable defendant"

(eligible is similar to ...) worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

"the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

(eligible is similar to ...) qualified for by right according to law

"we are all entitled to equal protection under the law"

(eligible is similar to ...) awaiting something; especially something due

"people were in line at the checkout counter" "she was in line for promotion"

(eligible is similar to ...) allowed by official rules

"a legal pass receiver"

(eligible is similar to ...) entitled to receive a pension

"a pensionable employee"

(means also ...) meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task

"many qualified applicants for the job"

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