Definitions – Aptitude, Attitude, Achievement, Ability, Intelligence, Skill, Aptness, Apt-get

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I will add TO APT, which I have met as well…

on 02/07/2015.
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Okay, let’s see, many are similar but it’s always good to learn synonyms and expand your vocabulary:

 

Aptitude – A natural ability to complete a task.

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Examples:

Some people have an aptitude for painting, others have an aptitude for sport.

He showed great aptitude on the test, getting 100 percent.

 

Attitude – A feeling or behaviour towards a task.

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Examples:

He showed poor attitude in class by disrespecting the teacher.

The attitude of the country towards immigrants was hostile.

 

Achievement – A successful completion of a task.

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Examples:

Jimmy had won the race, what a fantastic achievement!

He felt a sense of achievement after passing the test.

 

Ability – The capacity to complete a task or a type of skill used to complete a task.

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Examples:

He had the ability to programme a robot and make it talk.

Her best abilities included: Speaking, writing and reading other languages.

 

Intelligence – The ability to learn and apply skills.

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Examples:

Albert Einstein said: “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” 

The boy showed his intelligence in his homework essay.

 

Skill – The ability used to complete a task or a special, individual quality.

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Examples:

Zidane was a footballer who showed great skill.

Speaking in front of a group of people is a valuable skill.

 

Aptness – Being able or appropriate to do something.

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Examples:

The aptness of the farmer to manage the office was questionable.

His aptness to plant crops, however, was clear.

 

Apt-get – This appears to be a technical term and not actually a part of the English language: apt-get – Debian Wiki

 

Apt – To be apt is to be suitable for a task. (similar to aptness)

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Examples:

The punishment was apt for the crime committed.

He is apt to succeed in his new job.

 

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