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Definition of: apply

(ə·plī) v. ap·plied, ap·ply·ing v.t.
1. To bring into contact with something; attach, as surfaces.
2. To devote or put to a particular use: to apply steam to navigation.
3. To connect, as an epithet, with a particular person or thing.
4. To give (oneself) wholly to; devote: to apply oneself to study.

5. To make a request or petition; ask: with for: to apply for a position.
6. To have reference or appropriate relation; belong naturally: Your orders don't apply in an emergency. [ <OF aplier <L applicare join to < ad- to + plicare fold]

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"apply" has the frequency of use of 0.0046% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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