Synonyms for (adjective) apt

Synonyms: apposite, apt, pertinent

Definition: being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

Usage: the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images; an apt reply

Similar words: apropos

Definition: of an appropriate or pertinent nature


Synonyms: given, minded, apt, disposed, tending

Definition: (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward

Usage: he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant; I am not minded to answer any questions

Similar words: inclined

Definition: (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency

Usage: wasn't inclined to believe the excuse; inclined to be moody


Synonyms: clever, apt

Definition: mentally quick and resourceful

Usage: an apt pupil; you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold-Bram Stoker

Similar words: intelligent

Definition: having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

Usage: is there intelligent life in the universe?; an intelligent question


Synonyms: liable, apt

Definition: at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant

Usage: he is apt to lose; she is liable to forget

Similar words: likely

Definition: has a good chance of being the case or of coming about

Usage: these services are likely to be available to us all before long; she is likely to forget; a likely place for a restaurant; the broken limb is likely to fall; rain is likely; a likely topic for investigation; likely candidates for the job