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Synonyms for apply

be relevant

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put on

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exert

apply yourself to something

Synonyms

  • work hard at
  • concentrate on
  • study at
  • pay attention to
  • try at
  • commit yourself to
  • buckle down to
  • be assiduous in
  • devote yourself to
  • be diligent in
  • dedicate yourself to
  • make an effort at
  • address yourself to
  • be industrious in
  • persevere at or with

Synonyms for apply

to provide as a remedy

to devote (oneself or one's efforts)

to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

to look to when in need

to ask for employment, acceptance, or admission

Synonyms for apply

References in classic literature ?
The above remarks must be understood as applying with any degree of certainty to the Platonic Socrates only.
I remark here only that it seems to owe its rise and prevalence chiefly to the confounding of a republic with a democracy, applying to the former reasonings drawn from the nature of the latter.
Bleeding and weak I reached my women, who, accustomed to such happenings, dressed my wounds, applying the wonderful healing and remedial agents which make only the most instantaneous of death blows fatal.
Malbihn blustered and threatened, finishing by applying a most uncomplimentary name to his captor.
It is enough to say, without applying this poetical rhapsody to Aouda, that she was a charming woman, in all the European acceptation of the phrase.
Then as the steps drew near, she became silent for fear of being heard, applying, with a gesture of infinite terror, her beautiful hand to Felton's mouth.
I am very miserable about Sir James Martin, and have no other way in the world of helping myself but by writing to you, for I am forbidden even speaking to my uncle and aunt on the subject; and this being the case, I am afraid my applying to you will appear no better than equivocation, and as if I attended to the letter and not the spirit of mamma's commands.
We can imagine, therefore, that among such folk a settler, of Aeolic origin like Hesiod, who clearly was well acquainted with the Ionian epos, would naturally see that the only outlet for his gifts lay in applying epic poetry to new themes acceptable to his hearers.
I had the means of getting an admission for myself and a friend to the pit by applying to one of the scene-painters attached to the theatre, with whom I had been well acquainted in past times.
Section 355(e) does not explicitly state that, under the attribution rules, one must look to the ultimate owners instead of the acquiring entity itself in applying section 355(e).
Therefore, the IRS could not assess interest until October 15 of each year, when May used the funds that rightfully belonged to the government by applying the overpayment to the following year's estimated tax.