noun see apposite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • appositeness — index admissibility, affiliation (connectedness), collation, qualification (fitness), relation (connection) …   Law dictionary

  • Appositeness — Apposite Ap po*site, a. [L. appositus, p. p. of apponere to set or put to; ad + ponere to put, place.] Very applicable; well adapted; suitable or fit; relevant; pat; followed by to; as, this argument is very apposite to the case. {Ap po*site*ly} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appositeness — See appositely. * * * …   Universalium

  • appositeness — noun the state of being apposite …   Wiktionary

  • appositeness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The fact of being related to the matter at hand: applicability, application, bearing, concernment, germaneness, materiality, pertinence, pertinency, relevance, relevancy. See RELEVANT …   English dictionary for students

  • appositeness — ap·po·site·ness || æpÉ™zɪtnɪs n. suitability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appositeness — ap·po·site·ness …   English syllables

  • appositeness — noun appropriateness for the occasion the phrase had considerable aptness • Syn: ↑aptness • Ant: ↑inappositeness, ↑inaptness (for: ↑aptness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • aptness — noun 1. a disposition to behave in a certain way the aptness of iron to rust the propensity of disease to spread • Syn: ↑propensity • Derivationally related forms: ↑apt • Hypernyms: ↑disposition …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pertinence — Per ti*nence, Pertinency Per ti*nen*cy, n. [Cf. F. pertinence. See {Pertinent}.] The quality or state of being pertinent; justness of relation to the subject or matter in hand; fitness; appositeness; relevancy; suitableness. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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