Definition of disqualify
1 : to deprive of the required qualities, properties, or conditions : make unfit
2 : to deprive of a power, right, or privilege
3 : to make ineligible for a prize or for further competition because of violations of the rules
Examples of disqualify in a sentence
His poor eyesight disqualified him from becoming a pilot.
First Known Use of disqualify
DISQUALIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of disqualify for English Language Learners
: to stop or prevent (someone) from doing, having, or being a part of something
DISQUALIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of disqualify for Students
: to make or declare not fit to have, do, or take part in The judges disqualified the runner from the race.
Legal Definition of disqualify
1 : to deprive of the required qualities, properties, or conditions a financial interest in the case that disqualified the judge
2 : to deprive of a right or privilege especially after a hearing misconduct that disqualified the employee from receiving unemployment benefits
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