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1. apt

adjective. ['ˈæpt'] mentally quick and resourceful.

Synonyms

  • intelligent

Antonyms

  • perpendicular
  • inappropriateness

Etymology

  • apte (French)
  • aptus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Apt

  • entrapped
  • unwrapped
  • untapped
  • strapped
  • scrapped
  • recapped
  • trapped
  • snapped
  • slapped
  • flapped
  • clapped
  • zapped
  • wrapped
  • tapped
  • sapped
  • rapped
  • napped
  • mapped
  • lapped
  • kept
  • capped

Sentences with apt


1. Adjective
Puppies who are taken from their mother before 12 weeks will be more apt to bite.

Quotes about apt


1. 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

2. The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name.
- William Dampier

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

2. apt

adjective. ['ˈæpt'] at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • liable

Antonyms

  • inappropriate
  • irrelevant

Etymology

  • apte (French)
  • aptus (Latin)

3. apt

adjective. ['ˈæpt'] being of striking appropriateness and pertinence.

Synonyms

  • apposite
  • pertinent

Antonyms

  • unoriented
  • unwilling
  • unacknowledged

Etymology

  • apte (French)
  • aptus (Latin)

4. apt

adjective. ['ˈæpt'] (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward.

Synonyms

  • minded
  • disposed
  • given
  • inclined

Antonyms

  • parallel
  • steep
  • vertical
  • horizontal

Etymology

  • apte (French)
  • aptus (Latin)
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