Definition Of apply


be applicable or relevant.

the offer does not apply to unionized workers

bring or put into operation or practical use.

the oil industry has failed to apply appropriate standards of care

give one's full attention to a task; work hard.

The fact is girls study harder and apply themselves to tasks more.

make a formal application or request.

you need to apply to the local authorities for a grant

put or spread (something) on a surface.

the sealer can be applied to new wood

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Example Of apply

  • Accelerated procedure is intended to apply to claims which are certified.

  • Any voter who wants to vote but doesn't want to go to the station in person can apply to vote by post.

  • As well as finger pressure, practitioners may use elbows, knees and even feet to apply pressure or massage to the correct points.

  • Both branches of the doctrine apply to these claims.

  • But cops must play by rules which don't apply to international relations.

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