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Definition of the adjective apt

What does apt mean as an attribute of a noun?

Apt is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: apter | aptest

  1. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    • example: he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonyms of apt: disposed / given / minded / tending
    • similar: inclined
  2. at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    • example: he is apt to lose
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonym of apt: liable
    • similar: likely
  3. mentally quick and resourceful
  4. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

Alternative definition of the adjective apt


  1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.
  2. [context: of persons or things] Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.
  3. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.


  1. Apt is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.
  2. APT a.k.a. American Players Theatre is a classical theater located just south of Spring Green, Wisconsin. It includes a 1,148-seat outdoor amphitheater.
  3. Apt a.k.a. Marion County Airport, also known as Brown Field, is a county-owned, public-use airport located four nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Jasper, a town in Marion County, Tennessee, United States.

There are other places with in their name, like Lagarde-d'Apt and Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt.


  1. APT a.k.a. Applied Predictive Technologies applies advanced software techniques to optimize Fortune 100 retail businesses.
  2. Apt a.k.a. Apt Records was a sub-label from ABC-Paramount Records. The label was started in 1958 and released only singles until it was shelved in 1966. ABC briefly reactivated Apt twice, in 1969 and 1972, and also used the Apt name on a line of budget-priced 8-track and cassette tapes in 1970. The name was derived from ABC-Paramount's parent company, American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres.


  1. "Apt" a.k.a. "Apt." is the fifth album by Chilean singer Nicole. It was released in July, 2006, but was reformed in November, 2007. Her genre consists of electropop, poprock, and pop.
  2. "Apt" is a composition.


"APT" a.k.a. "Apartment": APT is a 2006 South Korean horror film, directed, produced, and written by Ahn Byeong-ki and starring Ko So-young. It is based on a comic by Kang Full. The name APT is from the English word meaning apartment. The film had 644,893 admissions nationwide.


  1. APT or Automatically Programmed Tool is a high-level computer programming language used to generate instructions for numerically controlled machine tools. Douglas T. Ross is considered by many to be the father of APT: as head of the newly created Computer Applications Group of the Servomechanisms Laboratory at MIT in 1956 he led its technical effort. APT is a language and system that makes numerically controlled manufacturing possible. This early language was used widely into the 1970s and is still a standard internationally. Derivatives of APT were later developed.
  2. apt is a gene.
  3. Apt a.k.a. Apatani Language: Apatani is a small Tani language of India. As most endangered oral languages, Apatani does not have a standardized orthography, and there is still some debate among the Apatanis on which script should be used to transcribe it.
    • also known as Apa
  4. Apt is a record producer, musical artist.
  5. Apt a.k.a. SCO1514 is a gene.
  6. apt is a genomic locus.
  7. Apt is a file format.
  8. Apt a.k.a. lysophospholipase II pseudogene 1 is a gene.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Apt

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

* APT. adj. [ aptut.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1994)

Volume 30 - Supplement 15: Algebraic Methodology and Software Technology to System Level Modelling by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

developed a compositional algebra for systematically generating a wide variety of graphics from a small set of presentation elements using a program called APT. Constraints define the solution space for generating graphic ...

Google previewThe Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2005)

by Edward Craig

Those known as non- cognitivists say that ethical claims are not, strictly speaking, even apt to be true or false; they do not record facts but, rather, express some desire or inclination on the part of the speaker. Others, dubbed subjectivists, say ...

Google previewDictionary of the Efïk language, (1874)

in two parts. I.- Efïk and English. II.- English and Efïk

Apt, a. Edikem ; asian. Apt, To be, v. intr.

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Men apt to promise are apt to forget.
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Scrabble value of A1P3T1

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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