verb (used with object), qual·i·fied, qual·i·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), qual·i·fied, qual·i·fy·ing.
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While they are not eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, a House staff member estimated that tens of thousands have incomes low enough that they would qualify for the stimulus aid if they were eligible.Maryland House Democrats push to expand eligibility for covid relief|Ovetta Wiggins, Erin Cox|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The court ruled 9 to 0 that the lawsuit did not qualify for the limited exception in federal law that generally restricts American courts from hearing lawsuits against foreign governments.Supreme Court rules unanimously for Germany in Nazi art sale case|Robert Barnes|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
A whistleblower noticed that lenders were shuffling loan financing from one bond to another to increase the volume of loans that qualified for the subsidies.Education Dept. orders Navient to refund $22.3 million in decade-old student loan scandal|Danielle Douglas-Gabriel|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
She had spent hours trying to find her father an appointment, once he had qualified for a vaccine under Texas rules.People are fed up with broken vaccine appointment tools — so they’re building their own|Tanya Basu|February 1, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The model currently gives Liverpool just a 4 percent chance to win the league and a 66 percent chance to qualify for the Champions League.Liverpool Can’t Buy A Goal, And Its Title Defense Is On The Ropes|Terrence Doyle|January 27, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Magazines are the only thing in my apartment that qualify as clutter.
Another unknown is how many from that pool will eventually qualify.Will 5 Million Undocumented Immigrants Take Obama's Tough Love Immigration Deal?|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We cannot qualify it based on ideological notions or concepts important only at one time in history.
To qualify for special protection, Marmolejos wrote, Doyle would have to have disclosed “substantial” law-breaking by the lab.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Qualification is exacting, and a majority of the teams that do qualify are from the West.
If he fails to qualify or a vacancy occurs, the creditors have an opportunity to make another appointment.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
They had received power sufficient to qualify them to preach that the "kingdom of heaven was at hand."The Kingdom of God, Part 1|Orson Pratt
At breakfast next morning he was induced to qualify his satisfaction to some extent—but very slightly.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
My readers in the two previous chapters have drunk raw spirit, and must now qualify it after the Scotch fashion.Devil-Worship in France|Arthur Edward Waite
The personal and moral influence of Mr. O'Brien were such as to qualify him to be a leader.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan