Definitions for eligibility

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word eligibility

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eligibility(noun)

    the quality or state of being eligible

    "eligibility of a candidate for office"; "eligibility for a loan"


  1. eligibility(Noun)

    The state, quality, or the fact of being eligible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eligibility(noun)

    the quality of being eligible; eligibleness; as, the eligibility of a candidate; the eligibility of an offer of marriage

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. ligibilit.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcus Mariota:

    After meeting with my family I have decided to forego my final year of eligibility and apply for the 2015 NFL Draft, my four years at the University of Oregon have been an awesome experience.

  2. Jennifer Friedman:

    Proposals such as raising the eligibility age for Medicare and changing the way Social Security retirement benefits are indexed to inflation are non-starters for the administration and Democrats in Congress.

  3. Keith Caulfield:

    The Recording Academy nominates music that they feel is the best music released in the eligibility period over the past year, so it's not based on what's the most-streamed or who's the most-liked on (social media).

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Donald Trump tweeted, referring to a lawsuit filed by a Houston man challenging the eligibility of Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother, to be president. Then Donald Trump slammed Ted Cruz on not disclosing a Goldman Sachs loan, writing.

  5. The White House:

    Learning about aid eligibility options much earlier in the college application and decision process will allow students and families to determine the true cost of attending college – taking available financial aid into account – and make more informed decisions.

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