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apt

apt

 
 
pronunciation:
aept
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: right for a particular situation; appropriate or suitable.
Since we were both hungry, sharing the sandwich was an apt solution.
synonyms:
appropriate, suitable, suited
antonyms:
inappropriate
similar words:
applicable, due, pertinent, proper, relevant
definition 2: able to learn quickly.
She is an apt math student.
synonyms:
agile, intelligent, quick, sharp
antonyms:
slow
similar words:
acute, clever, ingenious, keen, ready, smart
definition 3: likely.
We are apt to lose again.
synonyms:
liable, likely
similar words:
probable
derivations: aptly (adv.), aptness (n.)
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