- 1to prevent someone from doing something because they have broken a rule or are not suitable synonym bar
- 2 disqualify somebody (from something) He was disqualified from the competition for using drugs. disqualify somebody (from doing something) They were disqualified from voting. disqualify somebody (for something) A heart condition disqualified him for military service.
NAmE//dɪsˈkwɑləˌfaɪ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disqualify
he / she / it disqualifies
past simple disqualified
-ing form disqualifying
disqualificationjump to other results
NAmE//dɪsˌkwɑləfəˈkeɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable] Any form of cheating means automatic disqualification.