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qualification

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of qualification

  1. 1 a skill, an ability, or knowledge that makes a person able to do a particular job <the fashion firm was looking for an applicant who could list superior sewing skills among his or her qualifications> Synonyms capability, credentials, goods, stuff Related Words command, expertise, know-how, mastership, mastery, proficiency; ability, capacity, competence, competency, facility, faculty; aptitude, endowment, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; forte, long suit, métier (also metier), specialism, speciality, specialty, strong suit; fitness, suitability, suitableness; makings, potentiality

  2. 2 something upon which the carrying out of an agreement or offer depends <will give us his permission to go to the conference with the qualification that we make up the time later> Synonyms contingency, if, provision, proviso, condition, reservation, stipulationRelated Words strings, terms; precondition, prerequisite, requirement, requisite; limitation, modification, restriction; exception, exemption; demand, essential, must, necessity, need





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