Competence and Power


Competence noun - The physical or mental power to do something.

Power is a synonym for competence in authority topic. In some cases you can use "Power" instead a noun "Competence".


Power noun - The ability to exert effort for the accomplishment of a task.
Usage example: you'll need to build a bit more power in order to be a star pitcher

Competence is a synonym for power in ability topic. You can use "Competence" instead a noun "Power".

How words are described

high high competence high power
physical physical competence physical power
equal equal competence equal power
considerable considerable competence considerable power
Other adjectives: true, sheer, actual, great, little, new, major, incredible, less, military, significant, greater, higher, magical, newfound.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Push Competence and power are pretty well linked to age and experience, with the one exception of Kira, who is supercharged by the drug above everyone else.
    Source: Film / Push
  • The Last of These Is Not Like the Others For starters, Ash and Pikachu do not reset in competence/power this series.
  • Gambit Pileup Each of the 13 Forsaken is a Chessmaster with Chronic Backstabbing Disorder (but varying personal styles and levels of power and competence).
    Source: Gambit Pileup
Cite this Source
Power and Competence. (2016). Retrieved 2023, February 04, from
Competence & Power. N.p., 2016. Web. 04 Feb. 2023. <>.
Power or Competence. 2016. Accessed February 04, 2023.
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