Succinct vs Apt - What's the difference?

succinct | apt |


As an adjective succinct

is brief and to the point.

As a noun apt is

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As a proper noun apt is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

succinct

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • brief and to the point
  • compressed into a tiny area.
  • (archaic) wrapped by, or as if by a girdle; closely fitting, wound or wrapped or drawn up tightly.
  • Synonyms

    * concise * laconic * See also

    Derived terms

    * succinctness * succinctly

    apt

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Suitable; appropriate; fit or fitted; suited.
  • Tonight there’s a full moon, which is apt , since the election night will bring out the lunatics.
  • * (Jeremy Taylor) (1613–1677)
  • a river apt to be forded by a lamb
  • (of persons or things) Having a habitual tendency; habitually liable or likely; disposed towards.
  • * (1628–1699)
  • My vines and peacheswere apt to have a soot or smuttiness upon their leaves and fruit.
  • * (1834-1913)
  • This tree, if unprotected, is apt to be stripped of its leaves by a leaf-cutting ant.
  • * (Fairfax Harrison) (1869-1938)
  • that lofty pity with which prosperous folk are apt to remember their grandfathers
  • 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
  • An apt wit.
  • * (rfdate) (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:(Although I) live a thousand years, I shall not find myself so apt to die.
  • Synonyms

    (split by senses) * disposed, predisposed, inclined, liable, tending towards * appropriate, suitable, meet * fit, qualified * prompt, quick * ready * See also

    Derived terms

    () * aptly * aptness

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