Meaning of APTITUDE in English
— aptitudinal , adj. — aptitudinally adv.
/ap"ti toohd', -tyoohd'/ , n.
1. capability; ability; innate or acquired capacity for something; talent: She has a special aptitude for mathematics.
2. readiness or quickness in learning; intelligence: He was placed in honors classes because of his general aptitude.
3. the state or quality of being apt; special fitness.
[ 1400-50; late ME ( aptitudo. See APT, -I-, -TUDE ]
Syn. 1. predilection, proclivity, bent, gift, faculty. 2. acumen. 3. appropriateness.
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012