Definition of "apt" []

  • 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. (adjective)
  • Suitable for the circumstance or purpose; appropriate (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having a tendency (to behave as specified) (adjective)
  • Having the ability to learn and understand easily; clever (esp in the phrase an apt pupil) (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "apt" in a sentence
  • "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"