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apply
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 12
1. To suit; to agree; to have some connection, agreement, or analogy; as, this argument applies well to the case.
2. To make request; to have recourse with a view to gain something; to make application. ( to); to solicit; as, to apply to a friend for information.
3. To ply; to move.
4. To apply or address one's self; to give application; to attend closely ( to).
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To make use of, declare, or pronounce, as suitable, fitting, or relative; as, to apply the testimony to the case; to apply an epithet to a person.
6. To visit.
7. To lay or place; to put or adjust ( one thing to another); - with to; as, to apply the hand to the breast; to apply medicaments to a diseased part of the body.
8. To betake; to address; to refer; - used reflexively.
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