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apropos

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of apropos

  1. having to do with the matter at hand the actor announced to reporters that he would regard as apropos only questions about the movie and would ignore inquiries about his love life Synonyms of apropos applicable, apposite, pertinent, germane, material, pointed, relative, relevantWords Related to apropos appropriate, apt, fit, fitting, suitable; important, meaningful, significant; sensible, useful; admissible, allowableNear Antonyms of apropos frivolous, inconsequential, insignificant, little, minor, negligible, slight, trifling, trivial, unimportant; meaningless, purposeless, senseless, useless; inappropriate, inapt, unsuitable; inadmissibleAntonyms of apropos extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant, pointless

Synonym Discussion of apropos

relevant, germane, material, pertinent, apposite, applicable, apropos mean relating to or bearing upon the matter in hand. relevant implies a traceable, significant, logical connection.
    • found material relevant to her case
germane may additionally imply a fitness for or appropriateness to the situation or occasion.
    • a point not germane to the discussion
material implies so close a relationship that it cannot be dispensed with without serious alteration of the case.
    • facts material to the investigation
pertinent stresses a clear and decisive relevance.
    • a pertinent observation
apposite suggests a felicitous relevance.
    • add an apposite quotation to the definition
applicable suggests the fitness of bringing a general rule or principle to bear upon a particular case.
    • the rule is not applicable in this case
apropos suggests being both relevant and opportune.
    • the quip was apropos

apropos

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of apropos

  1. by way of interjection or digression I went up to New York last weekend; apropos, have you seen your New York cousins lately? Synonyms of apropos en passant, incidentally Words Related to apropos digressively, excursively, interjectionally, parenthetically, secondarily, tangentially Phrases by the by (or by the bye), by the way, in passing


apropos

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of apropos

  1. having to do with makes a number of telling observations apropos the current political situation Synonyms of apropos about, apropos of, as far as, as for, as regards (also as respects), as to, concerning, of, on, regarding, respecting, touching, toward (or towards)Words Related to apropos over



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