Word:

Apt

Pronunciation: ăpt
a.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.
3.Inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; - used of persons.
Apter to give than thou wit be to ask.
- Beau. & Fl.
4.Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.
I find thee apt . . . Now, Hamlet, hear.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To fit; to suit; to adapt.
That our speech be apted to edification.
- Jer. Taylor.
Adj.1.apt - at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant; "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"
Synonyms: liable
2.apt - mentally quick and resourceful; "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"-Bram Stoker
Synonyms: clever
3.apt - (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
4.apt - being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
1.(language)APT - Automatically Programmed Tools.
2.(company)APT - Audio Processing Technology.
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