Definition of aptitude in English:


Pronunciation /ˈaptəˌt(y)o͞od/ /ˈæptəˌt(j)ud/

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  • 1A natural ability to do something.

    • ‘children with an aptitude for painting and drawing’
    talent, skill, expertise, expertness, adeptness, aptitude, skilfulness, prowess, mastery, artistry, calibre, accomplishment
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    1. 1.1A natural tendency.
      • ‘the aptitude of this society to assimilate new elements’
      talent, gift, flair, bent, skill, knack, facility, finesse, genius
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  • 2archaic Suitability or fitness.

    • ‘aptitude of expression’


Late Middle English via Old French from late Latin aptitudo, from aptus (see apt).