Definitions for eligibleˈɛl ɪ dʒə bəl

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  1. eligible(adj)

    qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

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

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  1. eligible(Noun)

    One who is eligible.

  2. eligible(Adjective)

    suitable; meeting the conditions; worthy of being chosen

  3. Origin: From eligible, from eligibilis, from eligo

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  1. Eligible(adj)

    that may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office

  2. Eligible(adj)

    worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house

  3. Origin: [F. ligible, fr. L. eligere. See Elect.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'eligible' in Adjectives Frequency: #832


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