Definition of Qualifying

1. Noun. The grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase.

Exact synonyms: Limiting, Modification
Generic synonyms: Grammatical Relation
Specialized synonyms: Restrictiveness, Apposition
Derivative terms: Modify, Qualify

2. Noun. Success in satisfying a test or requirement. "He got a pass in introductory chemistry"
Exact synonyms: Pass, Passing
Generic synonyms: Success
Antonyms: Failing
Derivative terms: Pass, Pass, Qualify

Definition of Qualifying

1. Verb. (present participle of qualify) ¹

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Definition of Qualifying

1. qualify [v] - See also: qualify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Qualifying

qualified fee
qualified majority
qualified property
qualifying (current term)
qualifying adjective
qualifying facility
qualifying position
qualifying positions
qualitative alteration
qualitative analysis
qualitative research
qualitative trait

Literary usage of Qualifying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Parliamentary Franchise Reform in England from 1885 to 1918 by Homer Lawrence Morris (1921)
"qualifying Period The length of the qualifying period which was twelve months had caused a great deal of discussion and many bills had been introduced ..."

2. Growing Smart Legislative Guidebook: Model Statutes for Planning and the William Klein, Stuart Meck by William Klein, Stuart Meck (1998)
"(2) For each qualifying local unit, a "commercial-industrial contribution percentage" shall be computed as the commercial-industrial value ..."

3. Workers of the Nation: An Encyclopedia of the Occupations of the American by Gilson Willets (1903)
"... Engineering—Sanitary Engineering—The Mining Engineer—qualifying as a Mining Engineer —Mining Schools—The Mechanical Engineer—qualifying as a Mechanical ..."

4. Handbook on the Construction and Interpretation of the Laws by Henry Campbell Black (1911)
"0 RELATIVE AND qualifying TERMS 73. As a general rule, relative, qualifying, or limiting words or clauses in a statute are to be referred to the next ..."

5. General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in 1998: Report of the Joint edited by William Roth, Bill Archer (2000)
"When determinations under the Act are made separately with respect to a qualifying insurance company and its qualifying insurance company branch or branches ..."

6. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"Gender is sometimes denoted by composition, but this only for emphasis or distinction. The qualifying word is usually put first, ..."

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