Advanced vs Apt - What's the difference?
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Advanced is a related term of apt.
As a verb advanced
As an adjective advanced
)at or close to the state of the art.
As a noun apt is
As a proper noun apt is
(senseid)At or close to the state of the art.
Having moved forward in time or space (e.g. advanced ignition timing).
In a late stage of development; greatly developed beyond an initial stage.
(phonetics) Pronounced farther to the front of the vocal tract.
- a gentleman advanced in years, with a hard experience written in his wrinkles
* progressive, professional, sophisticated
* advanced degree
* advanced green
* cutting edge
Suitable; appropriate; fit or fitted; suited.
* (Jeremy Taylor) (1613–1677)
- Tonight there’s a full moon, which is apt , since the election night will bring out the lunatics.
(of persons or things) Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.
- a river apt to be forded by a lamb
- My vines and peacheswere apt to have a soot or smuttiness upon their leaves and fruit.
* (Fairfax Harrison) (1869-1938)
- This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of its leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.
Ready]]; especially fitted or [[qualify, qualified (to do something); quick to learn; prompt; expert; as, a pupil apt to learn; an apt scholar.
* (rfdate) Johnson
- that lofty pity with which prosperous folk are apt to remember their grandfathers
* (rfdate) (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
*:(Although I) live a thousand years, I shall not find myself so apt to die.
- An apt wit.
(split by senses)
* disposed, predisposed, inclined, liable, tending towards
* appropriate, suitable, meet
* fit, qualified
* prompt, quick
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