Definition of Apt

1. Adjective. (usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward. "I am not minded to answer any questions"

Exact synonyms: Disposed, Given, Minded, Tending
Similar to: Inclined
Derivative terms: Aptness



2. Adjective. At risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant. "She is liable to forget"
Exact synonyms: Liable
Similar to: Likely
Derivative terms: Aptness, Liability

3. Adjective. Mentally quick and resourceful. "You are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"
Exact synonyms: Clever
Similar to: Intelligent
Derivative terms: Cleverness

4. Adjective. Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence. "An apt reply"
Exact synonyms: Apposite, Pertinent
Similar to: Apropos
Derivative terms: Appositeness, Aptness, Pertain, Pertinence, Pertinency

Definition of Apt

1. a. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.

2. v. t. To fit; to suit; to adapt.

Definition of Apt

1. Abbreviation. Automation Presses Tooling. ¹

2. Abbreviation. Advanced Packaging Tool. ¹

3. Abbreviation. Advanced Passenger Train. ¹

4. Abbreviation. Alabama Public Television. ¹

5. Abbreviation. American Public Television. ¹

6. Abbreviation. Apartment. The US Postal Service prefers ''APT'', but ''Apt.'' is also seen. ¹

7. Abbreviation. Arbitrage Pricing Theory. ¹

8. Abbreviation. Automatically Programmed Tool. ¹

9. Adjective. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate. ¹

10. Adjective. (context: of persons or things) Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards. ¹

11. Adjective. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apt

1. suitable [adj APTER, APTEST] - See also: suitable

Medical Definition of Apt

1. 1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate. "They have always apt instruments." (Burke) "A river . . . Apt to be forded by a lamb." (Jer. Taylor) 2. Having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; used of things. "My vines and peaches . . . Were apt to have a soot or smuttiness upon their leaves and fruit." (Temple) "This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of the leaves by a leaf-cutting ant." (Lubbock) 3. Inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; used of persons. "Apter to give than thou wit be to ask." (Beau. & Fl) "That lofty pity with which prosperous folk are apt to remember their grandfathers." (F. Harrison) 4. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar. "An apt wit." "Live a thousand years, I shall not find myself so apt to die." (Shak) "I find thee apt . . . Now, Hamlet, hear." (Shak) Synonym: Fit, meet, suitable, qualified, inclined, disposed, liable, ready, quick, prompt. Origin: F. Apte, L. Aptus, fr. Obsolete apere to fasten, to join, to fit, akin to apisci to reach, attain: cf. Gr. To fasten, Skr. Apta fit, fr. Ap to reach attain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apt

aprotinine
après-ski
après-skiing
apsara
apsaras
apsarases
apse
apses
apsidal
apsidally
apside
apsides
apsis
apso
apsos
apt (current term)
apt(p)
apt.
aptable
aptamer
aptamers
aptazapine
apted
apter
aptera
apteral
apteran
apterans
apteria
apterism

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