apt: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (apt), [key]
— adj.
  1. inclined; disposed; given; prone: too apt to slander others.
  2. likely: Am I apt to find him at home?
  3. unusually intelligent; able to learn quickly and easily: an apt pupil.
  4. suited to the purpose or occasion; appropriate: an apt metaphor; a few apt remarks on world peace.
  5. prepared; ready; willing.


Pronunciation: [key]
— pl. apts.
  1. apartment.
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