What does apply mean?

apply in AZ Dictionary

(v) To bring into nearness or experience of anything; apply, upon, or even to: used glue sparingly to your report.
(v) to place to or adjust for a special usage: relates all the woman money to her home loan.
(v) to place into action: applied the brakes.
(v) becoming important or relevant: a rule that relates to everybody.
(v) To request or seek help, work, or admission: requested unemployment advantages; will apply to university the following year. See Synonyms at resort.
(v) to match; to agree; to possess some link, agreement, or example.
(v) To put or put; to place or adjust (a very important factor to another);—with to; as, to use the hand on breast; to put on medicaments to a diseased part of the body.
(v) to place to use; to utilize or employ for a particular purpose, or perhaps in a certain situation; to appropriate; to dedicate; because, to use cash to the repayment of a debt.
(v) to work with, declare, or pronounce, as suitable, fitting, or general; because, to utilize the testimony towards the instance; to use an epithet to people.
(a) alternate spelling of appley.
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.

apply in Community Dictionary

To smoke cigarettes weed. by NelsonReport definition

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  • Synonym for "apply"
    • appropriate, devote, attach, incline, betake
  • Verb Forms for "apply"
    • applied, applies, applying
  • Phrases for "apply"
    • apply three-dimensional, rates apply, can apply, would apply, apply logic
  • Rhyme for "apply"
    • Ai, Alai, Ally, Bi, Bligh
  • Hyponym for "apply"
    • follow, waste, assign, put, give
  • Hypernym for "apply"
    • relate, come to, bear on, have-to doe with, touch
  • Cross Reference for "apply"
    • appropriate, relate, to apply one's self
  • Form for "apply"
    • application, applicable, appliance
  • Same Context for "apply"
    • foliar, water-soluble, petroleum-based, organophosphate, inorganic
  • Variant for "apply"
    • applied
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