apt apt  /ˈæpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
  2. (adj) (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
  3. (adj) at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
  4. (adj) mentally quick and resourceful

Usage(s):

  1. The fluttering flags from various countries were an apt backdrop for the international event.
  2. It just did not seem apt that CEO Martin should speak about year end party at a time when the company just had so many layoffs.
  3. Most of the press reported that it was apt that the coach was asked to leave the ground after he went into a verbal slanging match with the referee.

News

  1. Police Blotter

    Matthew Iglehart, 24, 711 E. Burlington St. Apt. 1, was charged Jan. 7 with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of interference with official acts.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Iowan

  2. No. Haven apt. complex sells for $14.4M

    Briarwood Hills Apts. in North Haven. North Haven's 176-unit Briarwood Hills Apartments has drawn a $14.4 million sale price, realty brokers say.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Hartford Business Journal

  3. Bit9 Presents Free Webcast from Ultimate Windows Security APT Confidential: 14 Lessons Learned from Real Attacks

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Bit9, the leader in Trust-based Security, is sponsoring a free webcast from Ultimate Windows Security titled APT Confidential: 14 Lessons Learned from Real Attacks on Wednesday, June ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. In a letter John Adams wrote to his wife of this day, he said, "I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: John Adams Source: Teton Valley News

  2. "I don't particularly think that the term is apt," Kagan told Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, adding that she especially didn't like what people associated it with — "a kind of loosey-goosey style of interpretation in which anything goes."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Those same (intelligence) arms in the US are apt to make a mistake and declare that the Palestinians have fulfilled their commitments, which would carry with it very serious consequences from Israel's vantage point," Dichter said.
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Avi Dichter Source: International Herald Tribune

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