"qualifies" in the verb sense
1. qualify, measure up
prove capable or fit meet requirements
pronounce fit or able
"She was qualified to run the marathon"
"They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
make more specific
"qualify these remarks"
4. qualify, dispose
make fit or prepared
"Your education qualifies you for this job"
5. stipulate, qualify, condition, specify
specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement make an express demand or provision in an agreement
"The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life"
"The contract stipulates the dates of the payments"
6. qualify, characterize, characterise
describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
"You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"
"This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
7. modify, qualify
add a modifier to a constituent
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