Definition of Apply:

  1. Be applicable or relevant.

  2. Make a formal application or request.

  3. To put forth effort. For example, to apply oneself means to put forth the effort when performing a task.

  4. Put or spread (something) on a surface.

  5. To put into practical action. For example, people often apply what they learn in school in their careers.

  6. Give ones full attention to a task; work hard.

Synonyms of Apply

Accouter, Accredit, Address, Administer, Affix, Allot, Ally, Appeal, Appertain, Apply for, Apply to, Appoint, Appropriate, Ascribe, Ask, Ask for, Assign, Associate, Attach, Attend, Attribute, Audition, Authorize, Bear, Beg, Beg leave, Bend, Beseech, Bespeak, Bestow, Bid, Bind, Blanket, Block, Bracket, Buckle down, Call for, Call on, Call upon, Canopy, Carry out, Cement, Circulate a petition, Cloak, Clothe, Cloud, Commission, Commit, Concentrate, Connect, Cope, Correlate, Couple, Cover, Cover up, Cowl, Crave, Credit, Curtain, Dedicate, Demand, Desire, Devote, Direct, Do, Dose, Dose with, Draw a parallel, Dress up, Drudge, Eclipse, Embellish, Embrocate, Employ, Enforce, Enforce upon, Enrich, Entreat, Equate, Equip, Exercise, Exploit, Fasten, File for, Film, Finger, Fit out, Fix, Focus, Force, Force upon, Furbish, Garnish, Gear, Give, Glue, Go, Go after, Grind, Handle, Hood, Identify, Implore, Importune, Impute, Indent, Interrelate, Interview, Lay on, Lay over, Link, Make, Make a request, Make a requisition, Make application, Mantle, Mask, Memorialize, Mete out to, Muffle, Name, Nominate, Obduce, Obscure, Occult, Order, Outfit, Overlay, Overspread, Parallel, Parallelize, Pay attention, Pertain, Petition, Place, Pray, Prefer a petition, Prescribe for, Press, Put, Put in, Put in for, Put in force, Put in practice, Put into execution, Put on, Put to use, Put upon, Recur, Refer, Register, Relate, Relativize, Repair, Request, Requisition, Rig, Rub in, Rub on, Run, Screen, Scum, Seek, Set about, Set off, Shield, Sign a petition, Solicit, Spread over, Spruce up, Stick, Sue, Suit, Superimpose, Superpose, Supplicate, Take on, Tap, Tend, Throw, Tie, Toil, Try out, Turn, Turn out, Undertake, Urge, Use, Utilize, Veil, Wed, Whistle for, Wish, Put on, Rub in, Spread, Smear, Cover with, Work in, Put in an application, Put in, Try, Bid, Appeal, Petition, Make an entreaty, Sue, Register, Audition, Be relevant, Have relevance to, Have a bearing on, Bear on, Appertain, Pertain, Relate, Concern, Be concerned with, Have to do with, Be diligent, Be industrious, Be assiduous, Show commitment, Show dedication

How to use Apply in a sentence?

  1. For two years, she applied herself to her studies with dedication.
  2. The sealer can be applied to new wood.
  3. You need to apply to the local authorities for a grant.
  4. Normal rules apply.

Meaning of Apply & Apply Definition