Synonyms of qualification
1 certificateDictionary • Mix academic A-levels with vocational qualifications.
certificate • a certificate of adoption
document • The foreign minister signed the document today.
diploma • a diploma in social work
2 eligibilityDictionary • That time with him is my qualification to write the book.
ability • No one had faith in his ability to do the job.
skill • The cut of a diamond depends on the skill of its craftsman.
capacity • Our capacity for giving care, love and attention is limited.
fitness • There is a debate about his fitness for the job.
capability • These tasks are far beyond her capabilities.
accomplishment • She can now add basketball to her list of accomplishments.
aptitude • He discovered an aptitude for working in accounts.
3 conditionDictionary • The empirical evidence is subject to many qualifications.
condition • They had agreed to a summit subject to certain conditions.
restriction • the relaxation of travel restrictions
proviso • I accept, with the proviso that Jane agrees.
requirement • The products met all legal requirements.
limitation • This drug has one important limitation.
modification • Relatively minor modifications were required.
prerequisite • Good self-esteem is a prerequisite for a happy life.
caveat • He added the caveat that all the figures in the survey were suspect.
stipulation • His only stipulation is that his clients follow his advice.
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abilityYour ability to do something is the fact that you can do it.
• No one had faith in his ability to do the job.
• She can now add basketball to her list of accomplishments.
aptitudeSomeone's aptitude for a particular kind of work or activity is their ability to learn it quickly and to do it well.
• He discovered an aptitude for working in accounts.
Thesaurus for qualification from the Collins English Thesaurus
an official record of achievement awarded on the successful completion of a course of training or passing of an exam