Synonyms of competent


1. competent (vs. incompetent), able, capable, effective, efficient, workmanlike, capable, efficient, qualified, skilled

usage: properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient; "a competent typist"

2. competent, adequate (vs. inadequate), equal

usage: adequate for the purpose; "a competent performance"

3. competent (vs. incompetent)

usage: legally qualified or sufficient; "a competent court"; "competent testimony"

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