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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. make unfit or unsuitable;
- Example: "Your income disqualifies you"
[syn: disqualify, unfit, indispose]

2. declare unfit;
- Example: "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

disqualify \dis*qual"i*fy\ (d[i^]s*kw[o^]l"[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disqualified (d[i^]s*kw[o^]l"[i^]*f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Disqualifying.] 1. To deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; to render unfit; to incapacitate; -- with for or from before the purpose, state, or act. [1913 Webster] My common illness disqualifies me for all conversation; I mean my deafness. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Me are not disqualified by their engagements in trade from being received in high society. --Southey. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive of some power, right, or privilege, by positive restriction; to disable; to debar legally; as, a conviction of perjury disqualifies a man to be a witness. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

disqualify v 1: make unfit or unsuitable; "Your income disqualifies you" [syn: disqualify, unfit, indispose] [ant: dispose, qualify] 2: declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete" [ant: qualify]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "disqualify": bar, bate, close out, debar, disable, disenable, eliminate, except, exclude, incapacitate, invalidate, make impossible, prohibit, reject, rule out, suspend, turn away, turn down, unfit