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Definitions for disqualify
dɪsˈkwɒl əˌfaɪdis·qual·i·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disqualify, unfit, indisposeverb

    make unfit or unsuitable

    "Your income disqualifies you"

  2. disqualifyverb

    declare unfit

    "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"


  1. disqualifyverb

    To make ineligible for something, by the explicit revocation of a previous qualification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disqualifyverb

    to deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; to render unfit; to incapacitate; -- with for or from before the purpose, state, or act

  2. Disqualifyverb

    to deprive of some power, right, or privilege, by positive restriction; to disable; to debar legally; as, a conviction of perjury disqualifies a man to be a witness

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Disqualify

    dis-kwol′i-fī, v.t. to deprive of the qualities necessary for any purpose: to make unfit: to disable.—n. Disqualificā′tion, state of being disqualified: anything that disqualifies or incapacitates.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disqualify in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disqualify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of disqualify in a Sentence

  1. Paul George:

    The standard is to disqualify a judge when a significant majority of the community might question a judge's impartiality.

  2. Frank Bowman:

    You can imagine what a mess the trial would be if disqualification motions would be entertained. Everybody would be moving to disqualify everybody, and then the question would be what body decides such a motion.

  3. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    The move to disqualify some 100 candidates, through an opaque and discriminatory process, risks undermining the confidence of the Burmese people and the international community in these elections, we urge the Burmese authorities to redouble their efforts to address these concerns and ensure that the upcoming elections constitute a step forward for the country.

  4. Alan Levin:

    I see and have seen, highly functioning, highly respected, highly compensated lawyers who have been suffering from significant amount of anxiety and depression, some who have issues with substance use, but none of whom would it make any sense to disqualify from practicing law.

  5. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    Unfortunately, Congressman Ratcliffe has shown an unacceptable embrace of conspiracy theories and a clear disrespect and distrust of our law enforcement and intelligence patriots that disqualify him from leading America's intelligence community.

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    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    • A. aculeate
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    • C. extroversive
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