Synonyms for eligible

Synonyms for (adjective) eligible

Synonyms: eligible

Definition: qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

Usage: eligible to run for office; eligible for retirement benefits; an eligible bachelor

Similar words: bailable

Definition: eligible for bail

Usage: a bailable defendant


Similar words: worthy, suitable, desirable

Definition: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

Usage: the parents found the girl suitable for their son


Similar words: entitled

Definition: qualified for by right according to law

Usage: we are all entitled to equal protection under the law


Similar words: in line

Definition: awaiting something; especially something due

Usage: people were in line at the checkout counter; she was in line for promotion


Similar words: legal

Definition: allowed by official rules

Usage: a legal pass receiver


Similar words: pensionable

Definition: entitled to receive a pension

Usage: a pensionable employee