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

Definition 1: not eligible - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • ineligible to vote
  • ineligible for retirement benefits

(ineligible is similar to ...) disqualified by law or rule or provision

(ineligible is similar to ...) barred from competition for violation of rules

"a disqualified player"

(ineligible is similar to ...) not worthy of being chosen (especially as a spouse)

(ineligible is similar to ...) having no right or entitlement

"a distinction to which he was unentitled"

(means also ...) not meeting the proper standards and requirements and training

Definition 2: prohibited by official rules - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an ineligible pass receiver

(ineligible is similar to ...) prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules

"an illegal chess move"

(ineligible belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

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