Apt vs Camp - What's the difference?

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As a noun apt

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As a proper noun apt

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As an initialism camp is

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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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    camp

    English

    (wikipedia camp)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . The verb is from (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m), .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) Conflict; battle.
  • An outdoor place acting as temporary accommodation in tents or other temporary structures.
  • An organised event, often taking place in tents or temporary accommodation.
  • A base of a military group, not necessarily temporary.
  • A single hut or shelter.
  • a hunter's camp
  • The company or body of persons encamped.
  • * Macaulay
  • The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight.
  • A group of people with the same strong ideals or political leanings.
  • (uncommon) campus
  • (informal) A summer camp.
  • (agriculture) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; called also burrow and pie.
  • (UK, obsolete) An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England.
  • (Halliwell)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To fight; contend in battle or in any kind of contest; to strive with others in doing anything; compete.
  • To wrangle; argue.
  • To live in a tent or similar temporary accommodation.
  • We're planning to camp in the field until Sunday.
  • To set up a camp.
  • To afford rest or lodging for.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Had our great palace the capacity / To camp this host, we all would sup together.
  • (video games) To stay in an advantageous location in a video game, such as next to a power-up's spawning point or in order to guard an area.
  • The easiest way to win on this map is to camp the double damage.
    Go and camp the flag for the win.
    Derived terms
    * (l)

    Adjective

    (-)
  • of or related to a camp
  • Derived terms

    * camper * campness * campfire * camp site, campsite * campstead, campsteading * campground * campestral * concentration camp * death camp * extermination camp * fat camp * spawn camping * summer camp

    Etymology 2

    Believed to be from Polari, otherwise obscure.listed in the Oxford English Dictionary'', second edition (1989) Suggested origins include the 17th century French word ''camper'', 'to put oneself in a pose',Douglas Harper, "camp (adj.)"] in: ''Etymonline.com - Online Etymology Dictionary'', 2001ff an assumed dialectal English word ''camp'' or ''kemp'' meaning 'rough' or 'uncouth' and a derivation from ''camp'' (n.)Micheal Quinion, [http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-cam1.htm "Camp" in: ''World Wide Words , 2003

    Noun

    (-)
  • An affected]], [[exaggerate, exaggerated or intentionally tasteless style.
  • Adjective

    (er)
  • Theatrical; making exaggerated gestures.
  • (of a, man) Ostentatiously effeminate.
  • Intentionally tasteless or vulgar, self-parodying.
  • Derived Terms

    * camp it up * campy

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