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Definitions of apply:
  • verb:   apply oneself to
    Example: "Please apply yourself to your homework"
  • verb:   be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    Example: "The same laws apply to you!"
  • verb:   ask (for something)
    Example: "Apply for a job"
  • verb:   refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
  • verb:   give or convey physically
  • verb:   avail oneself to
    Example: "Apply a principle"
  • verb:   be applicable to; as to an analysis
  • verb:   apply to a surface
  • verb:   ensure observance of laws and rules
    Example: "Apply the rules to everyone"
  • verb:   put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    Example: "Apply a magnetic field here"

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