(adjective, verb)


1. meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task

- many qualified applicants for the job

Similar word(s): competent, eligible

2. limited or restricted; not absolute

- gave only qualified approval

Similar word(s): conditional, modified, conditional, hedged, limited

3. holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill

Similar word(s): registered, certified

4. restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')

Similar word(s): modified

5. contingent on something else

Similar word(s): conditional, dependant, dependent

Sentences with qualified as an adjective:

- Assuming that I have all the information, my qualified opinion is that your plan will work.


1. simple past tense and past participle of qualify