1. ap- "to" + posit- + -e.
2. 字面含义：apply to, put to, place to, put near.
3. figuratively "well-put or applied, appropriate, fit, proper, suitable".
前缀ap-同ad-. 词根pon, 放置，-s, 过去分词格, 见position.
- apposite (adj.)
- 1620s, "well-put or applied, appropriate," from Latin appositus "contiguous, neighboring;" figuratively "fit, proper, suitable," past participle of apponere "apply to, put near," from ad- "near" (see ad-) + ponere "to place" (past participle positus; see position (n.)).
- 1. Recent events have made his central theme even more apposite.
- 2. This is a very apposite comparison.
- 3. His answer was apposite.
- 4. She thought in both languages, and selected the most apposite phrase from either.
- 5. That proverb is apposite to this case.
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