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1. eligible

adjective. ['ˈɛlədʒəbəl, ˈɛlɪdʒəbəl'] qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen.

Synonyms

  • suitable
  • worthy
  • qualified
  • in line
  • bailable
  • entitled
  • pensionable
  • desirable

Antonyms

  • ineligible
  • unlawful
  • illegality
  • illegitimate

Etymology

  • eligible (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • eligibilis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Eligible

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

How do you pronounce eligible?

Pronounce eligible as ˈɛlɪʤəbəl.

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How to spell eligible? Is it eligable? Or eligble? Common misspellings are:

  • eligable
  • eligble

Sentences with eligible


1. Adjective
Public charities as well as private foundations are eligible, though most view tax-exempt entities as public charities.

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