use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ(verb)
put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
"use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"
apply, hold, go for(verb)
be pertinent or relevant or applicable
"The same laws apply to you!"; "This theory holds for all irrational numbers"; "The same rules go for everyone"
accommodate, practice, book, lend oneself, retain, hope, moderate, enforce, support, hold back, harbour, defend, take hold, bind, deem, utilize, put on, arrest, guard, take, have, concord, employ, try for, check, make, take for, keep, defy, control, take to, harbor, utilise, go for, throw, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, hold up, curb, hold, use, have got, restrain, declare, withstand, agree, hold in, accept, halt, contain, obtain, maintain, confine, concur, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, implement, view as, fancy, consent, bear
ask (for something)
"He applied for a leave of absence"; "She applied for college"; "apply for a job"
put on, apply(verb)
apply to a surface
"She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"
dupe, use, gull, gain, put one over, get into, enforce, slang, practice, hold, put one across, turn in, put on, utilize, befool, cod, give, assume, take in, wear, lend oneself, mount, employ, fool, implement, don, go for, utilise
lend oneself, apply(verb)
be applicable to; as to an analysis
"This theory lends itself well to our new data"
give or convey physically
"She gave him First Aid"; "I gave him a punch in the nose"
commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, collapse, enforce, impart, pass on, lend oneself, move over, return, establish, utilize, put on, reach, present, have, employ, fall in, make, pay, go for, throw, gift, kick in, feed, break, ease up, give, grant, open, founder, devote, hold, pass, render, use, practice, sacrifice, yield, turn over, leave, give way, consecrate, utilise, generate, contribute, afford, implement, hand
practice, apply, use(verb)
avail oneself to
"apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance"
enforce, implement, apply(verb)
ensure observance of laws and rules
"Apply the rules to everyone";
refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
"He applied this racial slur to me!"
apply oneself to
"Please apply yourself to your homework"
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How to use apply in a sentence?
When you apply pesticides so close to where kids are and they spend so much time in the household, I ’d really be concerned about their exposure.
Next will be to apply for bail....by Thursday we should have made an application for bail to the high court.
I KNEW THAT THE SLOGAN FOR THE STATE OF-NEW HAMPSHIRE- WAS:-LIVE FREE, OR DIE- BUT FOR SOME AMERICANS TO POLITICALLY APPLY THIS TO-'THE WEARING OF A MASK IN COVID PANDEMIC IS STUPID AND PROFOUNDLY ARROGANT BEYOND ALL IGNORANCE. SOME SEEMS TO BE STUCK IN STUPIDITY.
Our growth rate is falling as scale increases ... What next? We see we've got an asset we could apply elsewhere and we are trying various business models.
Quit telling us to forget the past and never look back. We learned from the past, gained wisdom from the past that we apply every day in the process of living. If we forget the past, we’ll forget who we are since that’s where we came from.
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- طبّق على, انطبق علىArabic
- прилагам, употребявам, кандидатствамBulgarian
- verwenden, benutzen, anwenden, bewerbenGerman
- apliki, kandidatigiEsperanto
- emplear, presentarse, utilizar, aplicar, aplicarse, optarSpanish
- بکار بردن, درخواست دادنPersian
- koskea, levittää, käyttää, herkistää, kääntyä jonkun puoleen, hakea, soveltaa, panna, asettaa, altistaa, uskoutuaFinnish
- s'inscrire, appliquerFrench
- 申し込む, 用いるJapanese
- 지원하다, 적용하다, 쏟다, 기울이다, 신청하다, 적용되다, 대다, 쓰다Korean
- toepassen, geldenDutch
- candidatar-se, aplicar-se, aplicarPortuguese
- употреблять, применяться, обращаться, подавать заявку, приложить, применять, подавать заявление, заявлять, прилагать, прикладывать, использовать, подать заявлениеRussian
- söka, ansöka, gällaSwedish
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