Synonyms & Antonyms : Competent





Competent



( Adjective )


Is Miss Matura
competent in her work as a teacher?

Synonyms:

Able

Adapted

Adequate

Appropriate

Capable

Clever

Endowed

Equal

Fit

Pertinent

Proficient

Qualified

Sufficient

Suitable

Contextual Examples:

I have never been
able to understand such complicated things.

Your work is
adequate but I’m sure you could do better.

His formal style of speaking was
appropriate to the occasion.

I’m sure he is
capable of running a mile in four minutes.

He keeps himself
fit by running several miles away everyday.

She has become reasonably
proficient in her work.



Antonyms:

Inadequate

Incapable

Incompetent

Inexperienced

Inexpert

Unqualified

Unskilled

Contextual Examples:

I felt completely
inadequate to cope with this job.

The children seem to be totally
incapable of working quietly by themselves.

I suppose my application has been lost by an
incompetent clerk.

To Bob’s
inexpert eye it looked like a camera.




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