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el·i·gi·ble

eligible

 
 
pronunciation:
e lih j bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: qualified for a benefit, privilege or position, such as elective office.
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synonyms:
qualified
antonyms:
ineligible
similar words:
acceptable, fit, fitting, suitable, suited
definition 2: fit, worthy, or desirable, esp. for marriage.
antonyms:
ineligible
similar words:
appropriate, available, desirable, fit, suitable
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derivation: eligibly (adv.)
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