Definisi 'apply'
English to English
verb
1 put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
Example:
• 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
source: wordnet30
2 be pertinent or relevant or applicable
Example:
• The same laws apply to you!
• This theory holds for all irrational numbers
• The same rules go for everyone
source: wordnet30
3 ask (for something)
Example:
• He applied for a leave of absence
• She applied for college
• apply for a job
source: wordnet30
4 apply to a surface
Example:
• She applied paint to the back of the house
• Put on make-up!
source: wordnet30
5 be applicable to; as to an analysis
Example:
• This theory lends itself well to our new data
source: wordnet30
6 give or convey physically
Example:
• She gave him First Aid
• I gave him a punch in the nose
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7 avail oneself to
Example:
• apply a principle
• practice a religion
• use care when going down the stairs
• use your common sense
• practice non-violent resistance
source: wordnet30
8 ensure observance of laws and rules
Example:
• Apply the rules to everyone
source: wordnet30
9 refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
Example:
• He applied this racial slur to me!
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10 apply oneself to
Example:
• Please apply yourself to your homework
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11 To lay or place; to put or adjust (one thing to another); -- with to; as, to apply the hand to the breast; to apply medicaments to a diseased part of the body.
source: webster1913
12 To suit; to agree; to have some connection, agreement, or analogy; as, this argument applies well to the case.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
application, practical application, applicative, applicatory, applicable, enforcement, defy, refuse, resist, exempt, free, go for, hold, bespeak, call for, quest, request, denote, cover, administer, compel, commit, put in, submit, consecrate, dedicate, dab,
Related Word(s)
applied, apply,

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