Crossword solutions & Synonyms for

3 September 2020 The Mirror Classic

We have 12 answers for the crossword clue Competent. We last saw the 'Competent' clue in The Mirror Classic on Tuesday, 22 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Adequate for the purpose; "a competent performance"
  • Legally qualified or sufficient; "a competent court"; "competent testimony"
  • Properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient; "a competent typist"

Crossword Answers

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Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"



The manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"

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Having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity; "able to learn"; "human beings are able to walk on two feet"; "Superman is able to leap tall buildings"


Mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane"

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Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

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The quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment


(followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for; "no one believed her capable of murder"

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Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"


Restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')

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Highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"

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