Definition of aptus
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Orthography ID = 1001295
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LEM
aptus, apta, aptum
*apo-- cf. apiscor, *apo
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. fastened, joined, fitted, bound, attached
  2. [figuratively] depending upon, arising from
  3. fitted together, connected, joined
  4. [in poetry] adorned, fitted
  5. suited, suitable, proper, ready, fit, appropriate, adapted, conformable
Abbreviations
aptus P. and adj. P. of *apo

— cf. apiscor. I. As part, fastened, joined, fitted, bound, attached: gladium e setā.

— Fig., depending upon, arising from: causae aliae ex aliis aptae: ex verbis ius: vita apta virtute: rudentibus fortuna, dependent on cables.

— Fitted together, connected, joined: apta dissolvere ... dissipata conectere: omnia inter se apta et conexa.

— Poet., adorned, fitted: caelum stellis, studded, V.

— II. adj. with comp. and sup, suited, suitable, proper, ready, fit, appropriate, adapted, conformable: locus ad insidias aptior: castra ad bellum ducendum aptissima, C.: genera dicendi aptiora adulescentibus: dies sacrificio, L.: portūs puppibus, O.: amicis, serviceable, H.: pinus antemnis ferendis, O.: formas deus in omnes, easily changed into, O.: aptior persona, quae loqueretur: apta (ficus) legi, O.: saltūs eligit aptos, promising, O.: lar, satisfactory, H.: exercitus, ready for battle, L.

— Of style: oratio.
 
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