Synonyms of competent in English:



  • 1 a competent carpenter
    capable, able, proficient, adept, adroit, accomplished, complete, skillful, skilled, credentialed, gifted, talented, expert; good, excellent
    informal great, mean, wicked, nifty, ace
  • 2 she spoke competent French
    [Antonyms] inadequate
  • 3 the court was not competent to hear the case
    fit, suitable, suited, appropriate; qualified, empowered, authorized
    [Antonyms] unfit
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