APT, a. L. aptus, from apto, to fit. Gr. to tie.
1. Fit; suitable; as, he used very apt metaphors.
2. Having a tendency; liable; used of things; as, wheat on moist land is apt to blast or be winter-killed.
3. Inclined; disposed customarily; used of persons; as, men are too apt to slander others.
4. Ready; quick; used of the mental powers; as, a pupil apt to learn; an opt wit.
5. Qualified; fit.
All the men of might, strong and apt for war. 2Kings 24.
APT, v.t. To fit; to suit or adapt. Obs.