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Definition 1: meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • many qualified applicants for the job

(qualified is similar to ...) more than adequately qualified

"a well-qualified officer"

(means also ...) properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient

"a competent typist"

(means also ...) qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

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

Definition 2: limited or restricted; not absolute - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • gave only qualified approval

(qualified is similar to ...) qualified by reservations

(qualified is similar to ...) evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement

(qualified is similar to ...) mediocre

(means also ...) imposing or depending on or containing a condition

"conditional acceptance of the terms" "lent conditional support" "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"

(means also ...) changed in form or character

"their modified stand made the issue more acceptable" "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved"

Definition 3: contingent on something else - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for qualified in the sense of this definition

(qualified is similar to ...) imposing or depending on or containing a condition

"conditional acceptance of the terms" "lent conditional support" "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid"

Definition 4: restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man') - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for qualified in the sense of this definition

(qualified is similar to ...) changed in form or character

"their modified stand made the issue more acceptable" "the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved"

(qualified belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

Definition 5: holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a registered pharmacist
  • a registered hospital

Synonyms for qualified in the sense of this definition

(qualified is similar to ...) listed or recorded officially

"record is made of `registered mail' at each point on its route to assure safe delivery" "registered bonds"

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