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apt

 
 
pronunciation:
aept
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: appropriate; suitable.
Receiving the award represented an apt conclusion to his illustrious career.They came up with an apt solution to the problem.
synonyms:
apposite, appropriate, fitting, meet, suitable, suited
antonyms:
inappropriate, inapt
similar words:
applicable, apropos, due, felicitous, germane, pertinent, proper, relevant
definition 2: having ability to learn quickly.
She was an apt student and was soon outperforming the others.
synonyms:
agile, intelligent, quick, sharp
antonyms:
inept, slow
similar words:
acute, clever, ingenious, keen, perspicacious, ready, smart
definition 3: likely.
We are apt to lose again.
synonyms:
liable, likely
antonyms:
unlikely
similar words:
probable
definition 4: inclined or disposed.
He is apt to reject this idea.
synonyms:
inclined, leaning, tending
similar words:
disposed, given, prone
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derivations: aptly (adv.), aptness (n.)
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