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    apt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word apt

    Definition
    (adj) (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    Synonyms : disposed , given , minded , tending
    Example Sentence
    • he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    • I am not minded to answer any questions
    Definition
    (adj) at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    Synonyms : liable
    Example Sentence
    • he is apt to lose
    • she is liable to forget
    Definition
    (adj) mentally quick and resourceful
    Synonyms : clever
    Example Sentence
    • an apt pupil
    • you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold
    Definition
    (adj) being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
    Synonyms : apposite , pertinent
    Example Sentence
    • the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images
    • an apt reply
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for apt

since apt is close to aptitude which is natural talent so people of aptitude have quality of striking appropriateness and pertinence

APT also means appropriate...it can be written as APpropriaTe.....

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