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APT appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for APT

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Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

apt, *&pte, a. [In Fr. apte; Sp. & Port, apfo; ...

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 ...

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Quotes about APT

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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