Competently Com"pe*tent*ly, adv. In a competent manner; adequately; suitably. [1913 Webster]

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  • competently — competent UK US /ˈkɒmpɪtənt/ adjective ► able to do something well: »A competent sales manager should have known exactly what to do in that situation. »Operators must be fully competent in the use of the system. »We have highly competent… …   Financial and business terms

  • competently — adv. Competently is used with these verbs: ↑handle, ↑perform …   Collocations dictionary

  • competently — competent ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the necessary skill or knowledge to do something successfully. 2) satisfactory or adequate, though not outstanding: she spoke quite competent French. 3) having legal authority to deal with a particular matter.… …   English terms dictionary

  • competently — adverb with competence; in a competent capable manner (Freq. 1) they worked competently • Syn: ↑aptly, ↑ably, ↑capably • Ant: ↑incompetently • Derived from ad …   Useful english dictionary

  • competently — adverb see competent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • competently — See competent. * * * …   Universalium

  • competently — adverb In a competent manner …   Wiktionary

  • competently — Synonyms and related words: ably, adeptly, adequately, adroitly, agilely, amply, aptly, artfully, artistically, brilliantly, capably, cleverly, cunningly, deftly, dexterously, dextrously, effectively, effectually, efficiently, enough, excellently …   Moby Thesaurus

  • competently — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. capably, skillfully, ably, efficiently, proficiently, expertly, dexterously, adeptly; see also effectively , well 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • competently — adv. capably, ably, proficiently, skillfully …   English contemporary dictionary

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