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apt

 (ăpt)
adj.
1. Exactly suitable; appropriate: an apt reply.
2. Having a natural tendency; inclined: She is apt to take offense easily. See Usage Note at liable.
3. Quick to learn or understand: an apt student.

[Middle English, from Old French apte, from Latin aptus, past participle of apere, to fasten.]

apt′ly adv.
apt′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.aptly - with competence; in a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
Translations
بِصورَة مُلائِمَه
vhodně
rammendetræffendevelvalgt
á viîeigandi hátt
isabetli olarakuygun şekilde

aptly

[ˈæptlɪ] ADV [describe, remark] → acertadamente
he was aptly described by his biographer asfue descrito acertadamente por su biógrafo como ...
an aptly named plantuna planta con un nombre muy acertado or apropiado
I always felt he had been aptly namedsiempre me pareció que su nombre era muy acertado or apropiado

aptly

[ˈæptli] adv [remark, describe] → (fort) à propos, judicieusement; [named, entitled] → judicieusement

aptly

advpassend; it did not fit aptly into the contextes passte nicht richtig in den Zusammenhang

aptly

[ˈæptlɪ] advappropriatamente, in modo adatto
she was aptly dressed for the occasion → aveva un vestito adatto all'occasione

apt

(ӕpt) adjective
1. (with to) likely. He is apt to get angry if you ask a lot of questions.
2. suitable. an apt remark.
3. clever; quick to learn. an apt student.
ˈaptly adverb
ˈaptness noun
References in classic literature ?
The little ones all love Dorothy, and as one of my small friends aptly states: "It isn't a real Oz story without her." So here she is again, as sweet and gentle and innocent as ever, I hope, and the heroine of another strange adventure.
The separate governments in a confederacy may aptly be compared with the feudal baronies; with this advantage in their favor, that from the reasons already explained, they will generally possess the confidence and good-will of the people, and with so important a support, will be able effectually to oppose all encroachments of the national government.
Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful Disaster Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore -- Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of "Never -- nevermore."
Startled at the stillness broken by reply so aptly spoken, "Doubtless," said I, "what it utters is its only stock and store, Caught from some unhappy master whom unmerciful Disaster Followed fast and followed faster till his songs one burden bore-- Till the dirges of his Hope that melancholy burden bore Of 'Never--nevermore.'"
And Faith, as the wife was aptly named, thrust her own pretty head into the street, letting the wind play with the pink ribbons of her cap while she called to Goodman Brown.
"I could not help thinking how very aptly that chapter your dear father read applied, in some of its particulars, to the woman you have chosen.
He knew the road and the whole district so well, and the lines about 'snowy circles wheeling wild' described what was happening outside so aptly that it cheered him up.
In short, the whole ceremony contained such a happy blending of the profitable with the flattering, that it was not difficult for the donor immediately to read the effect of a generosity so aptly mingled with praise, in the eyes of those he addressed.
"Grand, gloomy, and peculiar," is a phrase which fits it as aptly as it fitted the great captain.
These bunches have since been named rather aptly, by that distinguished anatomist, Professor Howes, the HANDS.
"Do as you like," said Raoul, who was beginning his apprenticeship with that particular class of society, who, when there were robbers on the highroads, were connected with them, and who, since highwaymen no longer exist, have advantageously and aptly filled their vacant place.
The most I said was that he was no doubt not a woman's poet: to which she rejoined aptly enough that he had been at least Miss Bordereau's.