"eligible" Definition

  1. a. That may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office.
  2. a. Worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house.

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Position in dictionary: 32035 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "eligible": 2
Words that end with "eligible": 4
Words that contain "eligible": 5
Next words in dictionary: eligibleness, eligibly, elimate, eliminant, eliminate, eliminated, eliminating, elimination, eliminative, elinguate
Previous words in dictionary: eligibility, eliding, elided, elide, eliciting, elicited, elicitation, elicitate, elicit, elgin marbles

English Dictionary Definition of eligible

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