Essential Meaning of apt
1 : likely to do something : having a tendency to do something
2 : appropriate or suitable an apt remark "Stripe" is an apt name for the cat, since she has striped fur.
3 : quick to learn a very apt student/pupil
Full Definition of apt
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : unusually fitted or qualified : ready proved an apt tool in the hands of the conspirators
2a : having a tendency : likely plants apt to suffer from drought
b : ordinarily disposed : inclined apt to accept what is plausible as true
3 : suited to a purpose especially : being to the point an apt quotation
4 : keenly intelligent and responsive an apt pupil
Definition of apt (Entry 2 of 2)
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