• (adjective): Exactly suitable; appropriate: an apt reply.
  • (adjective): Having a natural tendency; inclined: She is apt to take offense easily. See Usage Notes at liable, likely.
  • (adjective): Quick to learn or understand: an apt student.

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  • (adjective): being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
  • (adjective): mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
  • (adjective): at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"
  • (adjective): (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"

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Apt. is an abbreviation for apartment.
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  • i, film geek, proclaim the title apt and brilliant for this tragic tale.

  • And looking at the older posts on Ellen & Mark's blog; their apt is pretty tiny so they'll have to walk the dogs frequently.

  • Hanging out in front of the apt is nice way to meet people, too

  • How apt is the common analogy between America and Rome?

  • Given the persistence of human nature, the quotation I posted last year will no doubt remain apt for many years to come. posted by Matthew @ 9: 55 AM

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