What does Eligible mean?

Definitions for Eligible
ˈɛl ɪ dʒə bəlEli·gi·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eligible(adj)

    qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

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

Wiktionary

  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

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eligible

    el′i-ji-bl, adj. fit or worthy to be chosen: legally qualified: desirable.—n. (coll.) a person or thing eligible.—ns. El′igibleness, Eligibil′ity, fitness to be elected or chosen: the state of being preferable to something else: desirableness.—adv. El′igibly. [Fr.,—L. eligĕre. See Elect, v.t.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce Eligible?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Eligible in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eligible in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eligible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Eligible in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Charles Li:

    We will likely enhance the underlying eligible stocks in southbound.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    He is eligible to be president. That is a total non-issue, it really is.

  3. Kathay Feng:

    There are 5 to 6 million eligible voters in California who are not registered to vote.

  4. Sumet Ongwandee:

    If you are non-Thai... documented or undocumented, you are eligible for that health insurance.

  5. Scott Ogden:

    Making sure people are healthy, of course, is the first step in making them eligible for work.

Images & Illustrations of Eligible

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