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||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
||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
• He applied for a leave of absence
• She applied for college
• apply for a job
• She applied paint to the back of the house
• Put on make-up!
||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
• apply a principle
• practice a religion
• use care when going down the stairs
• use your common sense
• practice non-violent resistance
||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!
• Please apply yourself to your homework
||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. |
||To suit; to agree; to have some connection, agreement, or analogy; as, this argument applies well to the case. |