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apply /əˈplaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle applied, present participle applying, third person singular applies)


صدق کردن ، بکار بردن ، بکاربستن ، بکار زدن ، استعمال کردن ، اجرا کردن ، اعمال کردن ، متصل کردن ، بهم بستن ، درخواست کردن ، درخواست دادن ، شامل شدن ، قابل اجرا بودن ، قانون ـ فقه: درخواست کردن شامل حال بودن ، روانشناسی: درخواست کردن
کامپیوتر: استفاده شده - بکار بستن کامپیوتر: اجرا کردن

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

apply
[verb]
Synonyms:
- request, appeal, claim, inquire, petition, put in, requisition
- use, bring to bear, carry out, employ, exercise, exert, implement, practise, utilize
- put on, cover with, lay on, paint, place, smear, spread on
- be relevant, be applicable, be appropriate, bear upon, be fitting, fit, pertain, refer, relate
- apply oneself: try, be diligent, buckle down (informal), commit oneself, concentrate, dedicate oneself, devote oneself, persevere, work hard
Contrasted words: let slide, neglect, pass over, slight
Related Idioms: burn the midnight oil, keep one's nose to the grindstone, work like a horse (or dog), concern (oneself) with something, set (one's hand) to something, come into relation with, make application to
Related Words: set about, take on, undertake, drudge, grind, toil, appeal, petition, beg, beseech, entreat, implore, supplicate, importune, press, urge
English Thesaurus: use, make use of something, employ, utilize, exploit, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

apply S1 W1 /əˈplaɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle applied, present participle applying, third person singular applies)
[Word Family: noun: applicant, application; adjective: applicable, applied; verb: apply]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: aplier, from Latin applicare, from ad- 'to' + plicare 'to fold']

1. REQUEST [intransitive] to make a formal request, usually written, for something such as a job, a place at a university, or permission to do something
apply for
She applied for a job with the local newspaper.
We need to apply for planning permission to build a garage.
apply to
I applied to four universities and was accepted by all of them.

2. AFFECT [intransitive, transitive not in progressive] to have an effect on or to concern a particular person, group, or situation
apply to
Do the same rules apply to part-time workers?
The offer only applies to flights from London and Manchester.

3. USE [transitive] to use something such as a method, idea, or law in a particular situation, activity, or process
apply something to something
New technology is being applied to almost every industrial process.
These ideas are often difficult to apply in practice.

4. apply yourself to work hard at something, especially with a lot of attention for a long time:
Stephen would do well if only he applied himself.
apply yourself to
Over the next months, he applied himself to improving the technique.

5. MAKE SOMETHING WORK [transitive] to make something such as a piece of equipment operate, usually by pushing or pressing something:
apply the brakes

6. SPREAD PAINT/LIQUID ETC [transitive] to put or spread something such as paint, liquid, or medicine onto a surface:
Apply the cream evenly over the skin.
apply make-up/lipstick etc

7. apply force/pressure to push on something

8. USE A WORD [transitive] to use a particular word or name to describe something or someone:
The term ‘mat’ can be applied to any small rug.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

apply
verb
I. be relevant
ADV. equally These principles apply equally in all cases.
PREP. to These restrictions do not apply to us.
PHRASES the same applies British companies are subject to international laws and the same applies to companies in Europe.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

apply
II. put/spread on a surface
ADV. directly | evenly | freely | sparingly Apply the insecticide sparingly.
PREP. over Apply the glue evenly over both surfaces.
to Never apply the cleaning liquid directly to the surface.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

apply
verb
1.
BAD: I've applied a one-year course in computer studies.
GOOD: I've applied for a one-year course in computer studies.
BAD: I don't have enough experience to apply to the job.
GOOD: I don't have enough experience to apply for the job.

Usage Note:
apply (to an organization) for a job, course, scholarship, etc.: 'She has applied for the post of Senior Lecturer.'

2.
BAD: The new tax law applies only on people with large incomes.
GOOD: The new tax law applies only to people with large incomes.

Usage Note:
apply to sb/sth (= be aimed at): 'The club's rules and regulations apply to all members.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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