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abbreviation 
  1. Advanced Packaging Tool
  2. Advanced Passenger Train
  3. Alabama Public Television
  4. American Public Television
  5. apartment The US Postal Service prefers APT, but Apt. is also seen.
  6. Arbitrage Pricing Theory
  7. Automatically Programmed Tool

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adjective (er, more)
  1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.
Tonight there"s a full moon, which is apt, since the election night will bring out the lunatics.
  1. Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards—used of persons or things.
This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of its leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.
  1. Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.
An apt wit. —Johnson.
(Although I) live a thousand years, I shall not find myself so apt to die. —Shakespeare
Translations: 
  • German: geneigt
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert)
Etymology: French apte, Latin aptus, from obsolete apere, "to fasten, to join, to fit", akin to apisci "to reach, attain": compare with Gr. á (haptÄn) "to fasten" and Sanskrit àààà (Äpta) "fit", from ààà (Äp) "to reach, attain".


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