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1) apt. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Suitable for a particular person, condition, occasion, or place: appropriate, becoming, befitting, correct, felicitous, fit1, fitting, happy, meet2, proper, right,...

2) § 195. liable / apt / likely. 3. Word Choice. The American Heritage Book of English Usage. 1996
...People often use liable, apt, and likely interchangeably in constructions with infinitives, as in John is liable to lose, John is apt to lose, and John is likely...

3) apt. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Exactly suitable; appropriate: an apt reply. 2. Having a natural tendency; inclined: She is apt to take offense easily. See Usage Notes at liable, likely. 3. Quick...

4) apt, calculated, liable, likely, prone. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...other meanings as well, for which see your dictionary and elsewhere in this guide.) She is apt to get into arguments means She has a tendency toward these things....

5) apt. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...apartment...

6) APT. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A computer language designed for programming numerically controlled machine tools. A(utomatically) P(rogrammed) T(ool)....

7) Touchy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Apt to take offence on slight provocation. Ne touchez pas, "Nolime tangere," one not to be touched. 1...

8) §7. Philemon Holland. I. Translators. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Philemon Holland was a translator of another kind. His legendary pen was apt for any enterprise. He was a finished master utriusque linguae, and so great was his...

9) Crus'ty. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Ill-tempered, apt to take offence. This is formed from the old word crous, cross, peevish. 1 "Azeyn [against] hem was he kene ane crous, And said, Goth out my Fader...

10) liable. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...from Old French lier, to bind, from Latin ligre. See leig- in Appendix I. Liable, apt, and likely are often used interchangeably in constructions with infinitives,...

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