Definitions for aptæpt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
too apt to slander others.
Am I apt to find him at home?
being quick to learn; bright:
an apt pupil.
suited to the purpose or occasion:
an apt metaphor.
* Syn: apt , relevant , pertinent all refer to something suitable or fitting. apt means to the point and particularly appropriate: an apt comment. relevant means pertaining to the matter in hand: a relevant question. pertinent means directly related to and important to the subject: pertinent information.Usage.: Some usage guides advise that apt followed by an infinitive should be used to mean only “inclined, disposed.” In fact, apt is standard in all varieties of speech and writing as a synonym for likely in suggesting probability without inclination: She is apt to arrive any time now.Hostilities are apt to break out soon. See also liable .
Origin of apt:
1350–1400; ME (< AF) < L aptus fastened, prepared, suitable, orig. ptp. of apere to fasten, attach
apt(p), disposed(p), given(p), minded(p), tending(p)(adj)
(usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
"he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
"he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"
mentally quick and resourceful
"an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
seeming right or appropriate
an apt comment
likely to do
He's apt to sleep all afternoon.
Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.
Tonight thereu2019s a full moon, which is apt, since the election night will bring out the lunatics.
Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.
This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of its leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.
Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.
Origin: From apte, from aptus, from obsolete apere, akin to apisci; compare with Greek ἅπτειν and Sanskrit आप्त, from आप्.
fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate
having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; -- used of things
inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; -- used of persons
ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar
to fit; to suit; to adapt
APT is a 2006 South Korean horror film, directed, produced, and written by Ahn Byeong-ki and starring Ko So-young. It is based on a comic by Kang Full. The name APT is from the English word meaning apartment. The film had 644,893 admissions nationwide.
Translations for apt
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(with to ) likely
He is apt to get angry if you ask a lot of questions.
- مَيّال إلى، قابِل لِArabic
- capazPortuguese (BR)
- dazu neigen (zu)German
- που έχει τάση ναGreek
- susceptible de, propenso aSpanish
- kergesti kalduv (midagi tegema)Estonian
- susceptible deFrench
- líklegur tilIcelandic
- soggetto a, capaceItalian
- ...하기 쉬운Korean
- linkęs, greitasLithuanian
- disponēts; ar noslieciLatvian
- besar kemungkinanMalay
- tilbøyelig (til)Norwegian
- skory, skłonnyPolish
- în stare (să)Romanian
- dovzeten zaSlovenian
- eğilimli, yatkınTurkish
- 易於...的, 可能...的Chinese (Trad.)
- امکان ہوناUrdu
- 易于...的Chinese (Simp.)
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