Synonyms for competence:
high gear, wizardry, equipment, gift, repertoire, trick, form, armory, resource, sense, professionalism, the wherewithal, workmanship, accuracy, acrobatics, forte, functioning, accomplishment, prowess, core competence, finesse, polish, virtuosity, bent, hand-eye coordination, style, street smarts, efficiency, showmanship, artistry, instinct.
Other synonyms and related words:
forte, capacity, showmanship, finesse, armory, artistry, virtuosity, fitness, wealth, means, accomplishment, accuracy, gift, competency, mandate, workmanship, polish, prowess, It, ease, efficiency, touch, style, adequacy, ability, wizardry, propensity, qualification, resource, trick, professionalism, faculty, capableness, subsistence, sense.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
deftness, craft, cunning, genius, dexterity, experience, flair, adroitness, proficiency, artfulness, knack, aptitude, capability, ability, facility, mastery, talent, know-how, skill, technique, adeptness, acuity, expertise.