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Apt vs. Timely

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Aptadjective

Suitable; appropriate; fit or fitted; suited.

‘Tonight there’s a full moon, which is apt, since the election night will bring out the lunatics.’;

Timelyadjective

Done at the proper time or within the proper time limits; prompt.

Aptadjective

(of persons or things) Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.

Timelyadjective

Happening or appearing at the proper time.

Aptadjective

Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert

‘a pupil apt to learn’; ‘an apt scholar’;

Timelyadjective

(obsolete) Keeping time or measure.

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Aptnoun

An apartment; a flat

Timelyadverb

(archaic) In good time; early, quickly.

Aptadjective

Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate.

‘They have always apt instruments.’; ‘A river . . . apt to be forded by a lamb.’;

Timelyadverb

(obsolete) At the right time; seasonably.

Aptadjective

Having an habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; - used of things.

‘My vines and peaches . . . were apt to have a soot or smuttiness upon their leaves and fruit.’; ‘This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of the leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.’;

Timelyadverb

(legal) In compliance with applicable time limits.

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Aptadjective

Inclined; disposed customarily; given; ready; - used of persons.

‘Apter to give than thou wit be to ask.’; ‘That lofty pity with which prosperous folk are apt to remember their grandfathers.’;

Timelyadjective

Being or occurring in good time; sufficiently early; seasonable.

Aptadjective

Ready; especially fitted or qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.

‘Live a thousand years,I shall not find myself so apt to die.’; ‘I find thee apt . . . Now, Hamlet, hear.’;

Timelyadjective

Keeping time or measure.

Aptverb

To fit; to suit; to adapt.

‘That our speech be apted to edification.’;

Timelyadverb

Early; soon; in good season.

‘Timely advised, the coming evil shun.’; ‘Thanks to you,That called me timelier than my purpose hither,For I have gained by it.’;

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Aptadjective

at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant;

‘he is apt to lose’; ‘she is liable to forget’;

Timelyadjective

before a time limit expires;

‘the timely filing of his income tax return’;

Aptadjective

mentally quick and resourceful;

‘an apt pupil’; ‘you are a clever man...you reason well and your wit is bold’;

Timelyadjective

done or happening at the appropriate or proper time;

‘a timely warning’; ‘with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery’; ‘a seasonable time for discussion’; ‘the book's publication was well timed’;

Aptadjective

(usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward;

‘he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant’; ‘I am not minded to answer any questions’;

Timelyadverb

at an opportune time;

‘your letter arrived apropos’;

Aptadjective

being of striking appropriateness and pertinence;

‘the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images’; ‘an apt reply’;

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