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adjective as in tending, inclined

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With in-room dining, a single oversight — the wrong wine — can be “a five- or 10-minute mistake,” since servers are apt to be out of view.

Take a deep breath and pay attention because we’re going to outline the 11 best ways you can use Google Trends to come up with apt keywords.

That said, as the platform continues to gain ground, buyers say advertisers will have to invest in creating content specific for TikTok’s highly engaged audience, who is not as apt to interact with material that’s not native to the app experience.

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Bourquin wanted to see breaking at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, a more apt platform and a friendly way to introduce the sport to Olympic officials, who skew older.

Wildfire seemed a more apt description of the disease than the straightforward scientific discussion of a virus and its vectors, perhaps because “virus” was already in use to describe the disinformation that enabled covid to scorch the Earth.

But in recent days, I've found Sarah Palin an even more apt comparison.

Today, it's our governing elites, regardless of party, who are most apt rush us into the future.

Experts we talked to said the comparison between Goodell and law enforcement may not necessarily be apt.

The compilation also brought the Nazi-riffic Apt Pupil and leach-tastic The Body (aka Stand By Me) to the silver screen.

Their timing is apt: The medical examiner is now a hot commodity in TV-land.

We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.

Those of a more serious turn are apt to show a curious preference for the graver aspects of things.

In this country, we are apt to think when any one dresses himself up, that he is disguising a fool.

In conversation their minds are apt to remain in a recipient passive state.

But Bull in authority anywhere is apt to exhibit his horns to those whom he suspects of being nobodies.


On this page you'll find 159 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to apt, such as: appropriate, apropos, correct, felicitous, fitting, and happy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.