Search Result for "apposite":
1. being of striking appropriateness and pertinence;
- Example: "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"
- Example: "an apt reply"
[syn: apposite, apt, pertinent]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Apposite \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. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "apposite": a propos, ad rem, adapted, admissible, appertaining, applicable, applying, appropriate, apropos, apt, becoming, befitting, belonging, dovetailing, felicitous, fit, fitted, fitting, geared, germane, happy, in point, involving, just right, likely, material, meshing, on the button, opportune, pat, pertaining, pertinent, qualified, relevant, right, seasonable, sortable, suitable, suited, suiting, tailored, timely, to the point, to the purpose