Definition of Aptitude:

  1. Acquired or natural ability (usually measurable with aptitude tests), for learning and proficiency in a specific area or discipline. Aptitude is expressed in interest, and is reflected in current performance which is expected to improve over time with training.

Synonyms of Aptitude

A thing for, Ability, Acuity, Acuteness, Admissibility, Adroitness, Affinity, An ear for, An eye for, Animus, Applicability, Appositeness, Appropriateness, Aptness, Bent, Bias, Braininess, Brightness, Brilliance, Capability, Capacity, Capacity for, Cast, Chance, Character, Clear thinking, Cleverness, Conatus, Conduciveness, Constitution, Contingency, Delight, Dexterity, Diathesis, Disposition, Docility, Eagerness, Eccentricity, Educability, Esprit, Eventuality, Expectation, Facility, Faculty, Fair expectation, Favorable prospect, Feeling for, Felicity, Fitness, Fittedness, Flair, Genius, Genius for, Gift, Gift for, Giftedness, Gifts, Good chance, Grain, Idiosyncrasy, Impressionability, Inclination, Individualism, Innate aptitude, Intellect, Intelligence, Keen-wittedness, Keenness, Kidney, Leaning, Liability, Liableness, Likelihood, Likeliness, Liking, Make, Makeup, Malleability, Mental alertness, Mental set, Mercurial mind, Mettle, Mind, Mind-set, Mold, Moldability, Motivation, Native cleverness, Nature, Nimble mind, Nimble-wittedness, Nimbleness, Nous, Obligation, Odds, Outlook, Penchant, Plasticity, Pliability, Possibility, Predilection, Predisposition, Preference, Prejudice, Presumption, Presumptive evidence, Probabilism, Probability, Proclivity, Proneness, Propensity, Propriety, Prospect, Qualification, Quick parts, Quick thinking, Quick wit, Quick-wittedness, Quickness, Readiness, Ready wit, Reasonable ground, Reasonable hope, Receptivity, Relevance, Savvy, Sensitivity to, Set, Sharp-wittedness, Sharpness, Slant, Smartness, Smarts, Soft spot, Sprightly wit, Stamp, Strain, Streak, Stripe, Suitability, Suitableness, Susceptibility, Talent, Teachability, Teachableness, Temper, Temperament, Tendency, Trainableness, Tropism, Turn, Turn for, Turn of mind, Twist, Type, Verisimilitude, Warp, Weakness, Well-grounded hope, Willingness

How to use Aptitude in a sentence?

  1. The student had such an aptitude for mathematics that his professor was certain he would go on to make many important contributions in the field.
  2. At the start of the school year, the math teacher gave everyone and aptitude test to see the average knowledge of his student and so he could compare the results of improvement at the end of the year.
  3. He took an aptitude test to determine if he was smart enough to get the job he wanted to do since he was a boy.

Meaning of Aptitude & Aptitude Definition