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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Intact whole grains that still have the outer layer [the bran], such as farro, freekeh, sorghum, and wheat berries, should be soaked in water overnight to help release the phytates, but this doesn't apply to semi-refined or unhulled types like pearled barley or instant oats.
We learn to acquire knowledge and with wisdom, we apply it.
The problem with Sturgeon's plan is that she appears to assume that if there's a referendum on Scottish independence before Brexit, then Scotland can remain a member of the European Union, this is a legal headache for Europe. Clearly the European Commission's position is that in cases of secession, the newly created state would have to apply from scratch.
I'm passionate about using technology to solve problems in my community, and I just saw it as an opportunity to apply my engineering to solve one of the world's biggest and oldest problems.
What we’re hoping, what if instead of all those trips, you only had to go for a follow-up and in between apply a patch to wear 24 hours and eventually you would become de-sensitive and no longer have to spend money to treat symptoms.
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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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