qualifying

Primary Meanings of qualifying

1.
n
success in satisfying a test or requirement
2.
n
the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
Full Definitions of qualifying
1

n success in satisfying a test or requirement

Synonyms:
pass, passing
Antonyms:
failing, flunk
failure to reach a minimum required performance
Type of:
success
an attainment that is successful
2

n the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

Synonyms:
limiting, modification
Types:
restrictiveness
a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
apposition
a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows
Type of:
grammatical relation
a linguistic relation established by grammar

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