Meaning of disqualify


Pronunciation: (dis-kwol'u-fī"), [key]
— -fied, -fy•ing.
  1. to deprive of qualification or fitness; render unfit; incapacitate.
  2. to deprive of legal, official, or other rights or privileges; declare ineligible or unqualified.
  3. to deprive of the right to participate in or win a contest because of a violation of the rules.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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