Definition Of apply

verb

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

  • A roller is used to apply ink to the surface, which adheres to the drawn lines, but is repelled by the rest of the damp surface.

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

  • And, therefore, I feel now is the time to say we are against appeasement, and we have to apply pressure.

  • Any volunteers who help gather signatures must be registered voters and must apply to volunteer.

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


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