1. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward (synset 301295534)
    "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
  2. At risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant (synset 301414776)
    "he is apt to lose"; "she is liable to forget"
  3. Mentally quick and resourceful (synset 301337910)
    "an apt pupil"; "you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold"
  4. Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence (synset 300139582)
    "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"

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