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Definition of Apt

Apt

  1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.
  2. Having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; -- used of things.
  3. Inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; -- used of persons.
  4. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.
  5. To fit; to suit; to adapt.

Apt Quotations

The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson

Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.
Harold MacMillan

I have found that words that are loaded with pathos and create a seductive euphoria are apt to promote nonsense.
Gunter Grass

The most insignificant people are the most apt to sneer at others. They are safe from reprisals. And have no hope of rising in their own self esteem but by lowering their neighbors.
William Hazlitt
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Apt Translations

apt in German is begabt
apt in Spanish is adecuada, apropiado, habilidoso
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