more competent

[ kom-pi-tuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF more competent
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE COMPETENT

You are then more competent to judge the honesty and falsity of man.

I could unfeignedly have wished that it had fallen into other and more competent hands.

But this is left for some one more competent and more interested than the author.

She could not have committed them to a more competent or conscientious lad.

Man is no more competent to judge Scripture than he is to judge God.

He was thrust into the job, there was no one else more competent to take it.

A more competent or a more enthusiastic director could not have been chosen.

But you have heard in detail, and are more competent to judge.

A heavy sentence, and well that it is not passed by a more competent judge.

Keenly interested as he was in the theory of classification, no one was more competent than he to select the right headings.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "suitable," from Old French competent "sufficient, appropriate, suitable," from Latin competentem (nominative competens), present participle of competere "coincide, agree" (see compete). Meaning "able, fit" is from 1640s. Legal sense is late 15c.