apply apply  /ə ˈplaɪ/


  1. (v) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
  2. (v) be pertinent or relevant or applicable
  3. (v) ask (for something)
  4. (v) apply to a surface
  5. (v) be applicable to; as to an analysis
  6. (v) give or convey physically
  7. (v) avail oneself to
  8. (v) ensure observance of laws and rules
  9. (v) refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
  10. (v) apply oneself to


  1. The plan also doesn't apply to investors or people with jumbo mortgages those, historically, larger than $417,000.
  2. It is a principle he has tried to apply to international affairs as well.
  3. Its aims were to reduce the time needed to apply by cutting unnecessary paperwork; to allow for easier electronic filing; and to reduce costs, both to the public and the government.


  1. Restaurants RUSTIC ROCK CHOPHOUSE Wanted: Line Cooks. Apply in person

    Wanted: Line Cooks. Apply in person at Rustic Rock Chophouse, Hwy. 53, Eveleth.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Hibbing Daily Tribune

  2. Last day to apply for Main Street Gardnerville board

    Today is the last day to apply for a position on the Main Street Gardnerville board. Anyone interested must be a lessee or own property in the program area, which includes most of downtown Gardnerville.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Record-Courier

  3. Undocumented immigrants may apply to Loyola med school

    Undocumented immigrants are now welcome to apply at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in an unprecedented move school officials hope might spread to the rest of the medical community. “We’re happy to be the first, but we hope we’re not the last,” Linda Brubaker, the school’s dean said on Thursday. Loyola is waiving legal residency as a requirement and is working to help students ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times


  1. "As other states and localities go their own ways, we face the prospect that different rules for immigration will apply in different parts of the country," Obama said. "A patchwork of local immigration rules where we all know one clear...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Associated Press

  2. But the most telling aspect of what Woods said, and which leads one to believe he truly was sincere, was this: "I knew my actions were wrong, but I convinced myself that normal rules didn't apply. I never thought about who I was hurting. Instead, I...
    on Feb 20, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "As a judge, you are on nobody's team. As a judge you are an independent actor and your job is simply to evaluate the law and evaluate the facts and apply the one to the other as best, as most prudently, as most wisely as you can," Kagan said....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: NECN

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