Adjective "apposite" definition and examples

(Apposite may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Apt in the circumstances or in relation to something.
  1. 'the observations are apposite to the discussion'
  2. 'It's a good sentiment, and apposite, but only when you operate close to the true meaning of the word ‘unite.’'
  3. 'It couldn't have come at a more apposite moment.'
  4. 'The comments I earlier made concerning the biography of the subject ladder are equally apposite the present circumstances.'
  5. 'It is quite apparent that this is not an apposite circumstance in which mandatory relief ought to be granted.'
  6. 'In few areas of life, I suggest, is this warning more apposite than in relation to writing and publishing.'
  7. 'Such considerations are particularly apposite in relation to Glastonbury.'
  8. 'If this does come about, the ensuing paralysis will surely be an apposite commentary on the unhappy state of affairs we have reached where no party seems to deserve to govern us.'
  9. 'There are gorgeous backing vocals and the usual apposite soundbites.'
  10. 'Two years later, the comparison still seems apposite.'
  11. 'All this makes him an apposite starting point for those on the far right in search of intellectual sugarcoating.'

More definitions

1. suitable; well-adapted; pertinent; relevant; apt: an apposite answer.

More examples(as adjective)

"works can be apposite to trainings."

"preventions can be apposite in contexts."

"conclusions can be apposite in/at/on todays."

"works can be apposite."

"words can be apposite."

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Late 16th century: from Latin appositus, past participle of apponere ‘apply’, from ad- ‘towards’ + ponere ‘put’.