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Competent meaning

competent - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Answering to all requirements; adequate; sufficient; suitable; capable; legally qualified; fit.
  2. 2. Rightfully or properly belonging; incident; -- followed by to.
  3. 3. Sufficient; adequate; fit.

competent - examples of usage

  1. I was competent to take charge of a vessel, and they had none to give me, and for that reason they let me off. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. Miss Honnor, however, was quite competent to look after herself. - "Prince Fortunatus", William Black.
  3. He looked once more alert, competent, fit for the emergency. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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