Definition for APT'

APT', a. [L. aptus, from apto, to fit; Gr. ἁπτω, to tie; Sax. hæp.]

  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 lean; an apt wit.
  5. Qualified; fit. All the men of might, strong and apt for war. 2 Kings xxiv.

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