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to secure; fit together
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to join or adjust (separate parts) to one another: to coapt the edges of a wound.
[1560–70; < Latin coapt(āre) <aptāre to put into position]
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|Verb||1.||coapt - cause to adhere; "The wounds were coapted"|
|2.||coapt - fit tightly and fasten|
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