apposite


apposite
ap·po·site /'a-pə-zət/ adj: highly pertinent or appropriate

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

apposite
I adjective accordant, ad rem, adapted, affiliated, affinitive, allied, applicable, applying to, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, associative, bearing upon, befitting, belonging to, cognate, comparable, compatible, congeneric, congenerous, congenial, connatural, connected, consistent, consonant, correlated, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, fit, fitting, germane, in accordance with, in conjunction with, in loco, in relation with, pertinent, reconcilable, relating to, relative, relevant, seasonable, suitable, suited, timely, to the point, to the purpose, well-adapted, with reference to II index appropriate, congruous, correlative, felicitous, fit, germane, harmonious, pertinent, proper, related, relative (relevant), relevant, seasonable, suitable

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • Apposite — may refer to:* Apposite a word meaning: suitable; well adapted; pertinent; relevant; apt: an apposite answer. [ [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/apposite www.dictionary.com] ] * Apposition a grammatical construction in which two elements,… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apposite — (adj.) 1620s, well put or applied, appropriate, from L. appositus contiguous, neighboring; figuratively fit, proper, suitable, pp. of apponere apply to, put near, from ad near (see AD (Cf. ad )) + ponere to place (see POSITION (Cf. po …   Etymology dictionary

  • apposite — pertinent, germane, *relevant, apropos, applicable, material Analogous words: felicitous, happy, apt, appropriate, suitable, *fit, fitting: pat, timely, opportune, *seasonable Antonyms: inapposite, inapt Contrasted words: *impertinent: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • apposite — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very appropriate; apt. ORIGIN from Latin apponere apply …   English terms dictionary

  • apposite — [ap′ə zit] adj. [L appositus: see APPOSE] suited to the purpose; appropriate; apt SYN. RELEVANT appositely adv. appositeness n …   English World dictionary

  • apposite — [[t]æ̱pəzɪt[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is apposite is suitable for or appropriate to what is happening or being discussed. [FORMAL] The events of recent days have made his central theme even more apposite... She thought in both languages, and …   English dictionary

  • apposite — ap|po|site [ˈæpəzıt] adj formal [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of apponere to put near , from ad to + ponere to put ] suitable to what is happening or being discussed = ↑appropriate ≠ ↑inappropriate apposite to ▪ His… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apposite — adjective Etymology: Latin appositus, from past participle of apponere to place near, from ad + ponere to put more at position Date: 1621 highly pertinent or appropriate ; apt < apposite remarks > Synonyms: see relevant • appositely …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apposite — appositely, adj. appositeness, n. /ap euh zit, euh poz it/, adj. suitable; well adapted; pertinent; relevant; apt: an apposite answer. [1615 25; < L appositus added to, put near (ptp. of apponere), equiv. to ap AP 1 + positus placed (posi place + …   Universalium


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