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Definition of qualify:

  1. Hence, to soften; to abate; to diminish; to assuage; to reduce the strength of, as liquors.
  2. To be or become qualified; to be fit, as for an office or employment.
  3. To give individual quality to; to modulate; to vary; to regulate.
  4. To make such as is required; to give added or requisite qualities to; to fit, as for a place, office, occupation, or character; to furnish with the knowledge, skill, or other accomplishment necessary for a purpose; to make capable, as of an employment or privilege; to supply with legal power or capacity.
  5. To obtain legal power or capacity by taking the oath, or complying with the forms required, on assuming an office.
  6. To reduce from a general, undefined, or comprehensive form, to particular or restricted form; to modify; to limit; to restrict; to restrain; as, to qualify a statement, claim, or proposition.
  7. To soothe; to cure; - said of persons.

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