verb (used with object), dis·qual·i·fied, dis·qual·i·fy·ing.
Related formsdis·qual·i·fi·a·ble, adjectivenon·dis·qual·i·fy·ing, adjectiveun·dis·qual·i·fi·a·ble, adjectiveun·dis·qual·i·fied, adjective
Can be confuseddisqualified unqualified
Examples from the Web for disqualify
And pro-life bloggers wondered if they should “disqualify” Paul from garnering their support in the upcoming presidential primary.
Certainly he will have the resources to outlast, discredit, and disqualify his rivals.
It turned out the storm lost just enough power before hitting land to disqualify it from hurricane status.
Even if it had been his decision, however, it is not something that should disqualify him from serving the public.Republicans Attack Obama DOJ Nominee Who Defended a ‘Cop-Killer’|David Freedlander|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last month, Israel's Central Elections Committee voted to disqualify Zoabi's candidacy.
If such circumstances do not disqualify a witness, some of the best-established principles of evidence are false.History of Civilization in England, Vol. 3 of 3|Henry Thomas Buckle
It reminds one of the jockey who was a trifle overweightonly a trifle, mind; but this trifle was enough to disqualify him.Anecdotes of the Great War|Carleton Britton Case
Its small size does not disqualify it for service along those lines.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
It has been said that such works as the present satisfy the reader, and disqualify him for the study of science.
Spain and France have a yoke upon their minds, which will disqualify them both from acting the nobler part of guides to Europe.