Apt in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is apt a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word apt is a Scrabble US word. The word apt is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

A1P3T1

Is apt a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word apt is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

A1P3T1

Is apt a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word apt is a Words With Friends word. The word apt is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 6 words from 'apt' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'apt'

APT 5PAT 5
TAP 5 

2 letters words from 'apt'

AT 2PA 4
TA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of apt

apt pat atp tap pta tpa

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Definitions and meaning of apt

apt

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /æpt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /apt/
  • Rhymes: -æpt

Etymology 1

From Old French apte, from Latin aptus, from obsolete apere (to fasten, to join, to fit), akin to apisci (to reach, attain); compare with Greek ἅπτειν (ἅptein, to fasten) and Sanskrit आप्त (āpta, fit), from आप् (āp, to reach, attain).

Adjective

apt (comparative apter or more apt, superlative aptest or most apt)

  1. Suitable; appropriate; fit or fitted; suited.
    Synonyms: appropriate, meet, suitable; see also Thesaurus:pertinent, Thesaurus:suitable
    • (Can we date this quote by Jeremy Taylor and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      a river [] apt to be forded by a lamb
  2. (of persons or things) Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.
    Synonyms: disposed, inclined, liable, predisposed, tending towards; see also Thesaurus:inclined
    • (Can we date this quote by William Temple and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      My vines and peaches [] were apt to have a soot or smuttiness upon their leaves and fruit.
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      This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of its leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.
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      that lofty pity with which prosperous folk are apt to remember their grandfathers
  3. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn.
    Synonyms: fit, prompt, expert, qualified, ready; see also Thesaurus:skilled
    • (Can we date this quote by Johnson and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      an apt wit
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Etymology 2

Clipping of apartment.

Noun

apt (plural apts)

  1. An apartment; a flat.
    • 2010, David Dondero, Just a Baby in Your Momma's Eyes
      Where our apt used to be they built a fancy condominium high-rise.
      Which at a lowly income none of us could ever really quite afford.

Anagrams

  • ATP, PAT, PTA, Pat, TAP, TPA, pat, tap

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • apa, apet

Verb

apt

  1. past participle of ape

Source: wiktionary.org
  • suited to.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)