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Synonyms of apt

Adjective


1. apt(predicate), disposed(predicate), given(predicate), minded(predicate), tending(predicate), inclined(predicate) (vs. disinclined)

usage: (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"

2. apt(predicate), liable(predicate), likely (vs. unlikely)

usage: at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"

3. apt, clever, intelligent (vs. unintelligent)

usage: mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker

4. apposite, apt, pertinent, apropos (vs. malapropos)

usage: being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"

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