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Synonyms for competence

noun ability
  • appropriateness
  • capability
  • capacity
  • competency
  • expertise
  • fitness
  • know-how
  • proficiency
  • qualification
  • savvy
  • skill
  • suitability
  • adequacy
  • makings
  • might
  • moxie
  • cutting it
  • cutting the mustard
  • hacking it
  • making the grade
  • qualifiedness
  • the goods
  • the right stuff
  • what it takes

Antonyms for competence

  • ignorance
  • impotence
  • inability
  • inappropriateness
  • incompetence
  • ineptness
  • lack
  • inadequacy
  • incapability
  • inefficience
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to competence

abilities

noun. power to act, perform

ability

noun. power to act, perform

adequacy

noun. ability, competency in some

aptitude

noun. quickness at learning

aptitudes

noun. quickness at learning

brightness

noun. intelligence
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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