Aptness

  • 1Aptness — Apt ness, n. 1. Fitness; suitableness; appropriateness; as, the aptness of things to their end. [1913 Webster] The aptness of his quotations. J. R. Green. [1913 Webster] 2. Disposition of the mind; propensity; as, the aptness of men to follow… …

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  • 2aptness — index ability, admissibility, capacity (aptitude), expedience, inclination, instinct, liability, perfor …

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  • 3aptness — (n.) 1530s, from APT (Cf. apt) + NESS (Cf. ness) …

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  • 4aptness — noun a) Fitness; suitableness; appropriateness; as, the aptness of things to their end. b) Disposition of the mind; propensity; as, the aptness of men to follow example …

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  • 5aptness — 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 …

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  • 6aptness — apt ► ADJECTIVE 1) appropriate; suitable. 2) (apt to) having a tendency to. 3) quick to learn. DERIVATIVES aptly adverb aptness noun. ORIGIN Latin aptus fitted …

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  • 7aptness — noun see apt I …

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  • 8aptness — See aptly. * * * …

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  • 9aptness — Synonyms and related words: appositeness, appropriateness, bent, bump, expediency, faculty, fitness, flair, genius, head, helpfulness, knack, meetness, order, propitiousness, propriety, rightness, suitability, suitableness, talent, turn …

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  • 10aptness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An innate capability: aptitude, bent, faculty, flair, genius, gift, head, instinct, knack, talent, turn. See ABILITY, APPROACH …

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  • 11aptness — apt·ness || æptnɪs n. ability; nimbleness, dexterousness; appropriateness, suitability …

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  • 12aptness — n. 1. Fitness, suitableness, appropriateness, appositeness, pertinence, pertinency, point, pointedness, felicity, felicitousness, adaptation, applicability. 2. Turn, tendency, inclination. See aptitude, 1. 3. Quickness, readiness, expertness,… …

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  • 13aptness — n suitability, suitableness, appropriateness, appositeness; applicability, relevance, relevancy, germaneness, relatedness; opportuneness, seasonability, timeliness, expedience, expediency, felicity, felicitousness; fitness, concordance,… …

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  • 14aptness — apt·ness …

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  • 15specific aptness — index penchant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16appositeness — noun appropriateness for the occasion the phrase had considerable aptness • Syn: ↑aptness • Ant: ↑inappositeness, ↑inaptness (for: ↑aptness) • …

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  • 17Knack — Knack, n. 1. A petty contrivance; a toy; a plaything; a knickknack. [1913 Webster] A knack, a toy, a trick, a baby s cap. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A readiness in performance; aptness at doing a specific task; skill; aptitude; facility; dexterity;… …

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  • 18Donald Ewen Cameron — circa 1967 Born 24 December 1901 …

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  • 19quality — qual·i·ty n pl ties 1: a special, distinctive, or essential character: as a: a character, position, or role assumed those acts of ownership, which the person called to the succession can only do in quality of heir Louisiana Civil Code b: the… …

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  • 20propriety — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. decorum, conventionality, suitability; aptness, fitness; fastidiousness, becomingness, delicacy, decorum, seemliness; prudery. See agreement, expedience, fashion. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Suitability]… …

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