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Origin of apt
synonym study for apt
usage note for apt
OTHER WORDS FROM aptapt·ly, adverbapt·ness, nouno·ver·apt, adjectiveo·ver·apt·ness, noun
Definition for apt (2 of 2)
abbreviation, plural apts.
Origin of apt.
How to use apt in a sentence
He had just wrapped up another National Signing Day apt to enrich the rich when he said Thursday morning, “There’s been a lack of parity since the playoff has been introduced, and that’s not because of the playoff, but it contributes to it.”The College Football Playoff has become an exclusive club. West Coast schools not invited.|Chuck Culpepper|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Comparisons to the microwave are apt in that both technologies use electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than infrared light.The kitchen of the future is here, it’s just not evenly distributed|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Also, they’re apt metaphors for what you’re hoping to do in bed.Holiday sex in your parents’ house without getting caught|Michael Alvear|December 15, 2020|Washington Blade
Yet, “brilliant” is the only apt word to describe Washington’s work.
The note at the top of the puzzle says, “The first letters of certain grid entries in this puzzle will spell out an apt seven-letter word.”Solution to Evan Birnholz’s Nov. 22 Post Magazine crossword, “Dark Secrets”|Evan Birnholz|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
The pictures are distinguished for their aptness and perfect illustrative character.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
From her tenderest years, she discovered a wonderful aptness, and a vehement desire, for acquiring languages.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
I have, many times, and I never see such a rock without thinking of its aptness as an illustration of this Socialist philosophy.The Common Sense of Socialism|John Spargo
The rapidity and sinuosity of its motions, its quick spring and sharp recoil, prove the aptness of the illustration.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
Sometimes they enshrine a pun or a conceit, or depend for their aptness upon an assonance.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams