Definitions for appositeˈæp ə zɪt, əˈpɒz ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ap•po•siteˈæp ə zɪt, əˈpɒz ɪt(adj.)
suitable; apt; pertinent:
an apposite answer.
Origin of apposite:
1615–25; < L appositus situated near, suitable, orig. ptp. of appōnere. See appose
apposite, apt, pertinent(adj)
being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
"the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
Something that is apposite
Appropriate, relevant, well-suited; fit.
Positioned at rest in respect to another, be it side-to-side, front-to-front, back-to-back, or even three-dimensionally: in apposition.
Origin: From appositus, past participle of adponere, from ad- + ponere.
very applicable; well adapted; suitable or fit; relevant; pat; -- followed by to; as, this argument is very apposite to the case
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