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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

One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
Morris West

We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.
Roy L. Smith

I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.
Maya Angelou

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
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Apt Translations

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

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