Definition of competency:
energy, readiness, cogency, prowess, efficacy, might, capability, strength, cleverness, right, ability, force, capableness, capacity, authority, experience, expertness, mandate, qualification, talent, faculty, competence, power, aptitude, efficiency, dexterity, gift, mastery, susceptibility, skill, proficiency.
- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.
Whereupon, with the advice and consent of his parents, he married a young woman of a reputable family from Kentish Town, who, as to fortune, brought him a pretty little addition to his own savings, so that altogether he had, according to his own account, a very pretty competency wherewith to begin the world.- "Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences", Arthur L. Hayward.
- "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.