Simple Definition of aptitude
: a natural ability to do something or to learn something
Examples of aptitude
The new test is supposed to measure the aptitudes of the students.
<bored teenagers with an aptitude for getting into trouble>
Origin of aptitude
Middle English, from Medieval Latin aptitudo, from Late Latin, fitness, from Latin aptus
First Known Use: 15th century
Synonym Discussion of aptitude
Rhymes with aptitude
altitude, amplitude, attitude, certitude, comfort food, consuetude, crassitude, desuetude, finger food, finitude, fortitude, gratitude, habitude, hebetude, interlude, lassitude, latitude, longitude, magnitude, mansuetude, multitude, negritude, platitude, plenitude, promptitude, pulchritude, quietude, rectitude, seminude, servitude, solitude, turpitude, vastitude
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Medical Definition of aptitude
: a natural or acquired capacity or ability; especially : a tendency, capacity, or inclination to learn or understand
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