Legal Definition and Related Resources of Disqualify

Meaning of Disqualify

To deprive of the qualities or properties necessary for any purpose; to render unfit ; to incapacitate; deprive of a legal capacity , power or right ; to disable. See In Re Maguire, 57 Cal. 604, 40 Am. Rep. 125.

Synonyms of Disqualify


  • bar
  • block
  • check
  • counteract
  • debar
  • deny
  • deprive of power
  • disable
  • disarm
  • disenable
  • disentitle
  • disfranchise
  • dispossess of right
  • divest of right
  • excipere
  • exclude
  • incapacitate
  • inhibit
  • interfere
  • invalidate
  • make impossible
  • make useless
  • neutralize
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • prohibit
  • reject
  • render impotent
  • render unfit
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • rule out
  • stop
  • strip of right
  • undermine
  • unfit
  • Associated Concepts: disqualified for interest
  • disqualified to act
  • disqualifying interest
  • disqualifying opinion
  • permanently disqualified

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