apt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word apt

(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

(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

(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

(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
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by funman

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