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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

Men are apt to mistake the strength of their feeling for the strength of their argument. The heated mind resents the chill touch and relentless scrutiny of logic.
William E. Gladstone

When you hurry you're more apt to make mistakes. But you have to be quick. If you're not quick you can't get things done.
John Wooden

Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
Harold MacMillan
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Apt Translations

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