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applies


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  apply 
 
  8  of  11  senses  of  apply 
 
  Sense  1 
  use  utilize,  utilise,  apply,  employ 
  =>  give  dedicate,  commit,  devote 
  =>  play 
  =>  play 
  =>  pull  out  all  the  stops 
  =>  put  assign 
  =>  ply 
  =>  address 
  =>  waste 
  =>  misapply,  misuse 
  =>  avail 
  =>  overuse,  overdrive 
  =>  cannibalize,  cannibalise 
  =>  recycle,  reprocess,  reuse 
  =>  exploit,  work 
  =>  exploit,  tap 
  =>  strain,  extend 
  =>  exert,  exercise 
  =>  enjoy 
  =>  take 
  =>  share 
  =>  work  put  to  work 
  =>  fall  back  resort,  recur 
 
  Sense  3 
  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise 
  =>  misapply 
 
  Sense  4 
  apply 
  =>  put  in  submit 
 
  Sense  5 
  put  on  apply 
  =>  dab,  swab,  swob 
  =>  daub 
  =>  dress 
  =>  cream 
  =>  coldcream 
  =>  putty 
  =>  sponge  on 
  =>  slap  on  clap  on  slam  on 
 
  Sense  7 
  give  apply 
  =>  tread 
 
  Sense  8 
  practice,  apply,  use 
  =>  follow 
 
  Sense  9 
  enforce,  implement,  apply 
  =>  clamp  down  get  tough 
  =>  run 
  =>  execute 
 
  Sense  11 
  apply 
  =>  attend 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  apply 
 
  8  of  11  senses  of  apply 
 
  Sense  1 
  use  utilize,  utilise,  apply,  employ 
  =>  give  dedicate,  commit,  devote 
  =>  vow,  consecrate 
  =>  rededicate 
  =>  apply 
  =>  attend 
  =>  play 
  =>  play 
  =>  pull  out  all  the  stops 
  =>  put  assign 
  =>  repose 
  =>  ply 
  =>  address 
  =>  waste 
  =>  misapply,  misuse 
  =>  avail 
  =>  overuse,  overdrive 
  =>  cannibalize,  cannibalise 
  =>  recycle,  reprocess,  reuse 
  =>  rehash 
  =>  reclaim,  recover 
  =>  exploit,  work 
  =>  play 
  =>  harness 
  =>  optimize,  optimise 
  =>  avail,  help 
  =>  prey,  feed 
  =>  use 
  =>  trespass,  take  advantage 
  =>  impinge,  encroach,  entrench,  trench 
  =>  exploit,  tap 
  =>  maximize,  maximise 
  =>  mine 
  =>  strip  mine,  surface  mine 
  =>  quarry 
  =>  milk 
  =>  strain,  extend 
  =>  overstrain,  overextend 
  =>  tax,  task 
  =>  exert,  exercise 
  =>  enjoy 
  =>  take 
  =>  share 
  =>  double  up 
  =>  pool 
  =>  communalize,  communalise 
  =>  work  put  to  work 
  =>  exercise,  work  work  out 
  =>  warm  up 
  =>  warm  up 
  =>  computerize,  computerise 
  =>  rack 
  =>  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise 
  =>  misapply 
  =>  overwork,  exploit 
  =>  overdrive 
  =>  fall  back  resort,  recur 
 
  Sense  3 
  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise 
  =>  misapply 
 
  Sense  4 
  apply 
  =>  put  in  submit 
 
  Sense  5 
  put  on  apply 
  =>  dab,  swab,  swob 
  =>  daub 
  =>  dress 
  =>  cream 
  =>  coldcream 
  =>  putty 
  =>  sponge  on 
  =>  slap  on  clap  on  slam  on 
 
  Sense  7 
  give  apply 
  =>  tread 
 
  Sense  8 
  practice,  apply,  use 
  =>  follow 
 
  Sense  9 
  enforce,  implement,  apply 
  =>  clamp  down  get  tough 
  =>  run 
  =>  execute 
  =>  give 
 
  Sense  11 
  apply 
  =>  attend 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  apply 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  apply 
 
  11  senses  of  apply 
 
  Sense  1 
  use  utilize,  utilise,  apply,  employ 
 
  Sense  2 
  apply,  hold  go  for 
  =>  refer,  pertain,  relate,  concern,  come  to  bear  on  touch,  touch  on 
 
  Sense  3 
  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise 
  =>  work  put  to  work 
 
  Sense  4 
  apply 
  =>  request,  bespeak,  call  for  quest 
 
  Sense  5 
  put  on  apply 
  =>  cover 
 
  Sense  6 
  lend  oneself,  apply 
 
  Sense  7 
  give  apply 
  =>  distribute,  administer,  mete  out  deal  parcel  out  lot  dispense,  shell  out  deal  out  dish  out  allot,  dole  out 
 
  Sense  8 
  practice,  apply,  use 
 
  Sense  9 
  enforce,  implement,  apply 
  =>  compel,  oblige,  obligate 
 
  Sense  10 
  apply 
  =>  denote,  refer 
 
  Sense  11 
  apply 
  =>  give  dedicate,  commit,  devote 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  apply 
 
  apply  used  as  a  verb  is  familiar  (polysemy  count  =  11) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  apply 
 
  Sense  1 
  use  utilize,  utilise,  apply,  employ 
 
  Sense  8 
  practice,  apply,  use 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  apply,  hold  go  for 
  =>  refer,  pertain,  relate,  concern,  come  to  bear  on  touch,  touch  on 
 
  Sense  6 
  lend  oneself,  apply 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise 
  =>  work  put  to  work 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  apply 
  =>  request,  bespeak,  call  for  quest 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  put  on  apply 
  =>  cover 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  7 
  give  apply 
  =>  distribute,  administer,  mete  out  deal  parcel  out  lot  dispense,  shell  out  deal  out  dish  out  allot,  dole  out 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  9 
  enforce,  implement,  apply 
  =>  compel,  oblige,  obligate 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  10 
  apply 
  =>  denote,  refer 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  11 
  apply 
  =>  give  dedicate,  commit,  devote 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  apply 
 
  The  verb  apply  has  11  senses  (first  10  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (50)  use  utilize,  utilise,  apply,  employ  --  (put  into  service;  make  work  or  employ  something  for  a  particular  purpose  or  for  its  inherent  or  natural  purpose:  "use  your  head!";  "we  only  use  Spanish  at  home";  "I  can't  make  use  of  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") 
  2.  (33)  apply,  hold  go  for  --  (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") 
  3.  (14)  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise  --  (make  use  of  "implement  a  procedure") 
  4.  (13)  apply  --  (ask  (for  something);  "He  applied  for  a  leave  of  absence";  "She  applied  for  college";  "apply  for  a  job") 
  5.  (11)  put  on  apply  --  (apply  to  a  surface:  "She  applied  paint  to  the  back  of  the  house";  "Put  on  make-up!") 
  6.  (4)  lend  oneself,  apply  --  (be  applicable  to  as  to  an  analysis;  "This  theory  lends  itself  well  to  our  new  data") 
  7.  (2)  give  apply  --  (give  or  convey  physically:  "She  gave  him  First  Aid";  "I  gave  him  a  punch  in  the  nose") 
  8.  (1)  practice,  apply,  use  --  (avail  oneself  to  "apply  a  principle";  "practice  a  religion";  "use  care  when  going  down  the  stairs";  "use  your  common  sense";  "practice  non-violent  resistance") 
  9.  (1)  enforce,  implement,  apply  --  (ensure  observance  of  laws  and  rules  "Apply  the  rules  to  everyone";) 
  10.  (1)  apply  --  (refer  (a  word  or  name)  to  a  person  or  thing  "He  applied  this  racial  slur  to  me!") 
  11.  apply  --  (apply  oneself  to  "Please  apply  yourself  to  your  homework") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  apply 
 
  The  verb  apply  has  11  senses  (first  10  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (50)  use  utilize,  utilise,  apply,  employ  --  (put  into  service;  make  work  or  employ  something  for  a  particular  purpose  or  for  its  inherent  or  natural  purpose:  "use  your  head!";  "we  only  use  Spanish  at  home";  "I  can't  make  use  of  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") 
  2.  (33)  apply,  hold  go  for  --  (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") 
  3.  (14)  implement,  apply,  utilize,  utilise  --  (make  use  of  "implement  a  procedure") 
  4.  (13)  apply  --  (ask  (for  something);  "He  applied  for  a  leave  of  absence";  "She  applied  for  college";  "apply  for  a  job") 
  5.  (11)  put  on  apply  --  (apply  to  a  surface:  "She  applied  paint  to  the  back  of  the  house";  "Put  on  make-up!") 
  6.  (4)  lend  oneself,  apply  --  (be  applicable  to  as  to  an  analysis;  "This  theory  lends  itself  well  to  our  new  data") 
  7.  (2)  give  apply  --  (give  or  convey  physically:  "She  gave  him  First  Aid";  "I  gave  him  a  punch  in  the  nose") 
  8.  (1)  practice,  apply,  use  --  (avail  oneself  to  "apply  a  principle";  "practice  a  religion";  "use  care  when  going  down  the  stairs";  "use  your  common  sense";  "practice  non-violent  resistance") 
  9.  (1)  enforce,  implement,  apply  --  (ensure  observance  of  laws  and  rules  "Apply  the  rules  to  everyone";) 
  10.  (1)  apply  --  (refer  (a  word  or  name)  to  a  person  or  thing  "He  applied  this  racial  slur  to  me!") 
  11.  apply  --  (apply  oneself  to  "Please  apply  yourself  to  your  homework") 



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