To lay on; bring into real proximity or contact: as, to put on the hand towards breast; to apply medicaments to a diseased an element of the body; to utilize a match to powder.
To bring into contact with particulars or with a specific situation, as a principle, legislation, or guideline; provide keep upon; placed into practical operation.
to make use of or employ for a specific instance, or dedicate to a particular function: as, to put on a sum of money into payment of a debt.
To connect or keep company with, or relate to, some individual or thing as relevant or important; use as appropriate or in accordance with some person or thing: since, to make use of the testimony on situation.
. To attribute; refer; ascribe.
to offer with earnestness or assiduity; employ with attention; devote: because, “apply thine heart unto instruction,” Prov. xxiii. 12.
. To handle or direct.
. Becoming busy about; devote a person's self with diligent vigor to; ply (which see).
. To flex (your head); reflexively, to comply; adjust; be subservient to.
. To see.
Synonyms to position (on). To proper (to). To turn, bend, direct. Addict, Devote, Employ. See addict.
. To stay close contiguity.
To have application; be applicable; involve some connection, contract, example, or research: as, this argument applies well towards case; the remarks are not designed to connect with you.
to create application or request; ask; have recourse with a view to gain something: as, to try to get an office, information, etc.
To give attention; turn your head.
In astrology, of a heavenly human body, to way of the combination or facet of another.