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Meaning of APPOSITE

Pronunciation:  'apuzit

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"

APPOSITE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: appropriate, apropos, apt, pertinent



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ap"po*site\, a. [L. appositus, p. p. of apponere to
set or put to; ad + ponere to put, place.]
Very applicable; well adapted; suitable or fit; relevant;
pat; -- followed by to; as, this argument is very apposite to
the case. -- {Ap"po*site*ly}, adv. -- {Ap"po*site*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
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