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Apt definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

APT, a. [L. aptus, from apto, to fit. Gr. to tie.]
1. Fit; suitable; as, he used very apt metaphors.
2. Having a tendency; liable; used of things; as, wheat on moist land is apt to blast or be winter-killed.
3. Inclined; disposed customarily; used of persons; as, men are too apt to slander others.
4. Ready; quick; used of the mental powers; as, a pupil apt to learn; an opt wit.
5. Qualified; fit.
All the men of might, strong and apt for war. 2 Kings 24.
APT, v.t. To fit; to suit or adapt. Obs.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions" [syn: apt, disposed, given, minded, tending]
2: at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget" [syn: apt, liable]
3: mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker [syn: apt, clever]
4: being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply" [syn: apposite, apt, pertinent]

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin aptus, literally, fastened, from past participle of apere to fasten; akin to Latin apisci to grasp, obtain, apud near, Hittite ?ap- to attach Date: 14th century 1. unusually fitted or qualified ; ready <proved an apt tool in the hands of the conspirators> 2. a. 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> Synonyms: see fit, quick Usage: see liable aptly adverb aptness noun II. abbreviation 1. apartment 2. aptitude

Oxford Reference Dictionary

abbr. (in the UK) Advanced Passenger Train.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 appropriate, suitable. 2 (foll. by to + infin.) having a tendency (apt to lose his temper). 3 clever; quick to learn (an apt pupil; apt at the work). Derivatives: aptly adv. aptness n. Etymology: ME f. L aptus fitted, past part. of apere fasten

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Apt Apt, a. [F. apte, L. aptus, fr. obsolete apere to fasten, to join, to fit, akin to apisci to reach, attain: cf. Gr. ? to fasten, Skr. [=a]pta fit, fr. [=a]p to reach attain.] 1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate. They have always apt instruments. --Burke. A river . . . apt to be forded by a lamb. --Jer. Taylor. 2. Having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; -- used of things. My vines and peaches . . . were apt to have a soot or smuttiness upon their leaves and fruit. --Temple. This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of the leaves by a leaf-cutting ant. --Lubbock. 3. Inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; -- used of persons. Apter to give than thou wit be to ask. --Beau. & Fl. That lofty pity with which prosperous folk are apt to remember their grandfathers. --F. Harrison. 4. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar. ``An apt wit.'' --Johnson. Live a thousand years, I shall not find myself so apt to die. --Shak. I find thee apt . . . Now, Hamlet, hear. --Shak. Syn: Fit; meet; suitable; qualified; inclined; disposed; liable; ready; quick; prompt.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Apt Apt, v. t. [L. aptare. See Aptate.] To fit; to suit; to adapt. [Obs.] `` To apt their places.'' --B. Jonson. That our speech be apted to edification. --Jer. Taylor.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. An apt remark, description, or choice is especially suitable. The words of this report are as apt today as in 1929. ...an apt description of the situation. ADJ aptly ...the beach in the aptly named town of Oceanside. ADV 2. If someone is apt to do something, they often do it and so it is likely that they will do it again. She was apt to raise her voice and wave her hands about... = liable ADJ: v-link ADJ to-inf

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

(Literally, "fitted"): Applied to one distinguished for readiness in meeting demands of some special situation, or emergency. For this, there is no specific Biblical word in either Old Testament or New Testament. It occurs always in the English translations in paraphrases, as "apt for war" (2Ki 24:16), "apt to teach," Greek "didaktikos" (1Ti 3:2; 2Ti 2:24).

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Apposite, pertinent, suitable, fit, fitting, meet, befitting, germane, applicable, appropriate, felicitous, apropos, to the point, to the purpose. 2. Inclined, liable, prone, disposed. 3. Quick, sharp, ready, prompt, expert, dexterous, able, clever, happy, adroit, handy, skilful.

Airports

Landing Facility TypeAIRPORT
Airport CodeAPT
EFF_DATE02/16/2006
FAA RegionASO
FAA DistrictMEM
StateTN
StateTENNESSEE
CountyMARION
County StateTN
City NameJASPER
Full NameMARION COUNTY-BROWN FIELD
Owner TypePU
Facility UsePU
Facility City, State, Zip"JASPER, TN 37347"
Elevation641
Aeronautical chart on which the airport facility appearsATLANTA
Distance from the central business district of the associated city to the airport in nautical miles04
Direction of airport from the central business district of the associated citySE
NASP/Federal Agreement CodeNY1
Customs international airportN
Customs Landing Rights AirportN
Joint UseN
Military Landing RightsY
Control TowerN
Based Single Engine General Aviation Aircraft013
General Aviation, Local Operations000890
General Aviation - Itinerant Operations002660
Military Aircraft Operations000050
Latitude35.0606777778
Longitude-85.5853166667
State FIPS code47
State Postal CodeTN
Version09

Moby Thesaurus

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