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3 letters words from 'apt'

TAP 5 

2 letters words from 'apt'

AT 2PA 4
TA 2 

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apt pat atp tap pta tpa

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Definitions and meaning of apt



  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /æpt/
  • 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).


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
  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
    • 1874, John Lubbock, Scientific Lectures / On Plants and Insects
      This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of its leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.
    • 1886, Frederic Harrison, The Choice of Books
      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
Derived terms
  • aptly
  • aptness
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Etymology 2

Clipping of apartment.


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.


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

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • apa, apet



  1. past participle of ape

Norwegian Nynorsk


From Latin aptus, likely through English apt.


apt (indefinite singular apt, definite singular and plural apte, comparative aptare, indefinite superlative aptast, definite superlative aptaste)

  1. apt



From French apte, from Latin aptus.


apt m or n (feminine singular aptă, masculine plural apți, feminine and neuter plural apte)

  1. apt


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