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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)

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.

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"