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Adjective: apt (apter,aptest)  apt
  1. (usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward
    "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant";
    - disposed, given, minded, tending
     
  2. At risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    "he is apt to lose";
    - liable
     
  3. Mentally quick and resourceful
    "an apt pupil";
    - clever
     
  4. Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
    "an apt reply";
    - apposite, pertinent

Derived forms: apter, aptest

See also: apropos, inclined, intelligent, likely

Encyclopedia: Apt, Vaucluse