What does apposite mean?

Definitions for appositeˈæp ə zɪt, əˈpɒz ɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word apposite.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. apposite(Noun)

    Something that is apposite

  2. apposite(Adjective)

    Appropriate, relevant, well-suited; fit.

  3. apposite(Adjective)

    Positioned at rest in respect to another, be it side-to-side, front-to-front, back-to-back, or even three-dimensionally: in apposition.

  4. apposite(Adjective)

    Related, homologous.

  5. Origin: From appositus, past participle of adponere, from ad- + ponere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apposite(adj)

    very applicable; well adapted; suitable or fit; relevant; pat; -- followed by to; as, this argument is very apposite to the case

  2. Origin: [L. appositus, p. p. of apponere to set or put to; ad + ponere to put, place.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apposite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apposite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of apposite

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Translations for apposite

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • taŭga, konvenaEsperanto
  • pertinente, apropiadoSpanish
  • vierekkäinen, rinnakkainen, sopivaFinnish
  • traaoilManx
  • treffendDutch
  • stosowny, właściwyPolish
  • уместный, подходящий, годный, удачный, соответствующийRussian

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