Meaning of 'apt'

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Meaning of ‘apt’

4 definitions found.



being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

Synonyms: pertinent apposite


mentally quick and resourceful

Example: "an apt pupil"

Synonyms: clever


usually followed by "to," naturally disposed toward

Example: "They were apt to do what they were told. "

Synonyms: disposed given minded tending


at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant

Synonyms: liable

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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