apt /apt/

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I. adjective

1. appropriate or suitable in the circumstances

the theme could not be more apt.
2. [ predic., with infinitive] having a tendency to do something

he is apt to be swayed by irrational considerations.
3. quick to learn

she proved an apt pupil.
– origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘suited, appropriate’): from Latin aptus ‘fitted’, past participle of apere ‘fasten’.

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