Meaning of APPLY in English

APPLY

verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a principle applies

The same principle applies to all kinds of selling.

a restriction applies to sb/sth

These travel restrictions don’t apply to tourists.

applied for...patent

He applied for a patent for a new method of removing paint.

apply criteria (= use them )

There are certain criteria you should apply when buying a computer.

apply for a course

The following year she applied for a nursing course.

apply for a grant

We could apply for a grant and start a serious research programme.

apply for a job

I’ve applied for a job at the university.

apply for a licence

A doctor who moves to another state must apply for a license to practice medicine there.

apply for a passport

You can apply for an Italian passport if your parents are Italian.

apply for a permit

Farmers must apply for permits to use the new chemicals.

apply for a position

I decided to apply for the position of head teacher.

apply for a post

I am writing to apply for the post of secretary.

apply for a visa

I applied for a visa to visit China.

apply for entry

The number of people applying for entry into the country is increasing every year.

apply for membership (= officially ask to be a member )

To apply for membership, simply return the attached form.

apply for permission (= ask for official written permission )

The company has applied for permission to drill for oil.

apply for university

I applied for university without any real idea of what I wanted to do.

apply for/seek/be granted asylum

He has been granted asylum in France.

apply paint formal

Clean the surface before applying the paint with a brush or roller.

apply the brakes formal (= use them )

Apply the brakes as you approach the roundabout.

apply/enquire within (= used on notices on the outside of buildings )

Baby rabbits for sale. Enquire within.

ask for/apply for a loan

He asked his father for a loan.

regulations apply to sth

The regulations also apply to new buildings.

the rule applies to sb/sth (= it concerns them )

Everyone thinks that the rule doesn’t apply to them.

use/apply logic

Why do we not apply the same logic in the way we treat animals?

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

also

This also applies to a few P1 units which take a column of C cells end-to-end.

The new Jan. 22 due date also applies to taxpayers in Washington, Mr Keith adds.

That has created a precedent which, it is argued, could also apply to the presidential term.

They were also applying for a television license at the same time.

The directive also applies to objects not returned at the end of a lawful temporary export.

Marginalism also applies to government tax policy.

This also applies , to a degree, to some lower-ranking villages.

When the policy and practice were challenged, the court of appeals also applied the three-pronged Lemon test: 1.

equally

Both theories apply equally to issues of law and fact.

These dimensions apply equally to employees of new fishnet organizations and to team members working outside traditionally defined business spaces.

All this is quite generally true, it applies equally to motor skills, perceptual skills and social skills.

Whether these characterizations apply equally well in all situations for all philosophical traditions is a question that I leave open.

Many of the above difficulties apply equally to the retirement of a shareholding director.

Antitrust laws should be made to apply equally to all.

The undertaking is applied equally to the House of Lords.

What has previously been said about development applies equally well to the periods of development about to be discussed.

for

The terraced house in Station Road, Darlington, is already in multiple occupancy and retrospective planning permission had been applied for .

These arrangements, however, only affect policies that were applied for after the April 1987 deadline.

It can be useful to ask yourself whether the profile that emerges is one that suits the job you are applying for .

But you don't need to apply for or take a Compact job if you don't want to!

I, too, have lost count of the number of jobs I've applied for .

Try and pick out the aspects of your background which make you especially suitable for the job you have applied for.

The more limits you have and the more limits you apply for , the greater the cost.

You may apply for as many different courses as you wish.

only

The duty only applies in respect of dwellings and does not apply to commercial or industrial properties.

The public may think the law applies only to the most dangerous offenders, but inmates know otherwise.

This extra bonus applies only to the war boar and not to the Orc rider.

Now, granted, these rules apply only to the smallest kids who are learning the game.

The settlement terms only apply to Los Angeles County.

The changes will apply only to new contracts taken out on or after April 6 this year.

The foregoing analysis applies only to the inclusion of blacks within the Richmond set-aside program.

still

However, the advice about seeking professional help still applies .

All the points covered then, both for and against, still apply now, as this unit remains unchanged.

That still applies and it may prove difficult to finance.

Nevertheless the Regulations still apply to such a contract.

Surprisingly, I find that all my reasons for postponing giving birth still apply: I don't particularly like children.

Cynics would suggest that an under-the-counter version of this system still applies - but they would be wrong.

You can still apply to the Rent Officer to fix a Fair Rent for your accommodation.

When this is not as a substitute for the individual fund balance sheets, the argument about incomprehensibility still applies .

to

If you live in separate districts you must apply to both the registrars of both districts.

The Bill provides for the right to apply to and have papers considered by the adjudicator.

This applies to , for example, gold, petroleum, copper, iron ore, lead, silver, nickel and zinc.

Careers teachers are advising worried pupils to contact the colleges they applied to directly.

They will apply to almost all workplaces.

It is not legally necessary for the same notice entitlement to apply to both you and your employer.

Courses would have elements which applied to both professional and to amateur musicians.

But how does this ministry apply to today's church?

■ NOUN

act

Under my construction, the Act would apply to all customers in all the enumerated places of public accommodation.

And yet there remains the fact, noted at the outset, that the Act applies to violence and violent threats in private.

Keep in mind that the federal Fair Credit Act applies to online purchases as well.

The Act does apply in negligence, nuisance, and actions under the rule in Rylands v Fletcher.

It is unclear whether the Act applies to trespass to the person but apparently it does.

The court ruled that the Federal Advisory Committee Act does not apply to such subcommittee working groups.

Section 2 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act applies here.

brake

Mrs Thatcher is anxious to apply the brakes .

She saw his physical symptoms as evidence that he was trying unsuccessfully to apply the brakes on a natural evolutionary process.

That's because with intervention stocks rising, the Commission has to apply the brakes .

If the driver does not respond, a back-up system automatically applies the brakes or makes less engine power available.

The same applies to the brakes .

Seasoned observers have no doubt that the vocal response of so many has been instrumental in applying a brake .

Stand by the bicycle, apply the front brake and try to push the bicycle forwards.

case

The same principles would apply in the case of a club.

What constitutional considerations apply in cases of libel or slander?

Thus the First Amendment did not apply to this case since the discharge of the teachers was not a state action.

The official departmental view is that no case is exactly like another, and hard and fast rules can not be applied .

In resolving these conflicts, the courts establish legal principles that apply to similar cases .

If this is so, s 7 may apply in some cases .

The same team-based approach was applied in all cases , and it worked everywhere.

court

Creditors have applied for a court order to take over and sell the building.

Shariia is strictly applied by religious courts , and even the punishments for violations of the law are specified in the Koran.

It must be applied in our courts .

More habitual bankrupts have to apply to the court after five years and argue their case.

Within a week she had applied to the court for a widow's pension.

He may apply to the court if his right to redeem is disputed.

If they still do not pay, the council can apply to the magistrates court for a summons to be served.

What prospect has the prisoner of redress if he abandons the complaints procedure and applies to the courts ?

force

This is just like the sweep stroke where we extend the reach to apply more force .

The same argument is supposed to apply now with equal force .

In order to achieve this acceleration he must apply a force much greater than the weight of his ann.

When they pushed at the end of the arm, they were applying force farther from the fulcrum.

The same argument applies with even greater force to the parliamentary candidates - Jones, Thorne, Davis and Gardner.

All, with the possible exception of employer conflicts, apply with equal force to dropout rates from public schools.

Once again Charles applied superior force , and many of the rebels immediately submitted.

If they used a shorter pencil, they had to apply more force because they were pushing closer to the fulcrum.

grant

He applied for a grant of land and this was sold to him for a nominal sum.

Sniffen said he has applied for other grants but has come up empty.

We applied for a grant from the National Heritage Memorial Fund on the basis that its support alone could save the church.

Back in November, the state allowed cities that host major-league teams to apply for special grants for improvements to keep them.

We applied for grants from a number of grant-giving bodies.

Institutions can only apply for one grant per year.

Project staff will help you to apply for the available grants and carry out practical work.

By summer 1990, 44 schools had successfully applied for grant maintained status.

job

One of these, a young man called Steve Fields, had applied for a job as a paint sprayer.

There is just one problem: I lied about my age when I first applied for the job because of age-discrimination fears.

I applied for a job on Query and got it.

The teacher, Hett, had applied for a job at another school and had listed the superintendent as a reference.

BHis biggest hurdle, however, may come when he applies for a job .

The speculation might have been premature but Rioch has since applied for the job .

Such a record, which is not erasable, can be held against people when applying for jobs .

law

Until recently, however, it was thought that these laws did not apply to the beginning of the universe.

The public may think the law applies only to the most dangerous offenders, but inmates know otherwise.

The second is: is the law we have being applied ?

As in many other areas of the law , the standard applied is what the reasonable person would believe under similar circumstances.

In humans, biology grants even more, but the same laws apply .

The state, on the other hand, insisted that the compulsory laws applied to all children, without exception.

By Newton's third law the skin applies an equal force back and the molecule reverses direction.

This law applies to purchases of $ 25 or more.

membership

To apply for Membership and to claim your free introductory book, simply complete, sign and return the Membership Application.

After I had published a dozen pieces, I could apply for full membership .

Britain has also persuaded our partners to welcome new countries who apply for Community membership .

She says she once applied for membership in the party, but never knew whether she had been accepted.

This does not apply to membership or employment in any public body, e.g., an electricity authority.

A number of other institutions have recently applied for corporate membership .

It was about this time that Fred McKinley was invited to apply for membership .

The Society has also applied for membership of the Association of Independent Museums.

method

There is, however, considerable pressure in many parts of the world to apply these methods as screening tests.

Quality assurance must be an ongoing improvement activity applying multiple methods most suited to content. 5.

The Survey's ability to apply vector electromagnetic methods to hydrogeological and other near-surface site-investigation work was studied.

Not everyone agrees that it is appropriate and desirable to apply the scientific method to politics.

The same suggestion applies to methods of establishing the existence and contents of bill of lading telecommunications.

It applied the methods of Kent campus to imaginary grievances in a divided, or divisible, community in Northern Ireland.

In order to apply this method to large-scale problems, we must find the tree T B using the pointers available.

But there is large-scale agreement that the aim is explanation by applying the methods of natural science.

permission

A developer could go ahead without applying for planning permission , or could even ignore a refusal of permission.

The owner of a sterile racehorse named Cigar said he would apply for permission to replicate the beast.

It also applied for planning permission to dump at another site it owned at Barnahely, Ringaskiddy.

Detectives are applying to magistrates for permission to hold them for a further 24 hours.

The Fowlers claim just 3 weeks after he bought the property, Mr Mackarness had applied for planning permission .

This would require farmers to apply for planning permission as is the case with other commercial or industrial developments.

The final decision on where to apply for planning permission to build is certain to be taken on political grounds.

post

The same applies for the post of Sun Microsystems Computer Corp's vice president of marketing.

Three of the committee members have applied for council posts , negating their earlier commitments not to.

I applied for the occasional post that I thought might be interesting, but never heard anything back.

Students are eligible for a loan during the sandwich or placement year and may apply by post .

Originally I'd hoped to apply for Scale 2 posts ... but there are very few jobs, now.

A similar procedure should be applied to all research posts .

Pregnancy is acceptable, but should a woman lose her baby she will lose her right to apply for such a post .

They became close friends, and when Arnet died in 1728 Hooper applied for the vacant post .

pressure

If you have a nose bleed, apply pressure to the nose by pinching the nostrils together for about ten minutes.

Thee government, but it had then successfully applied steady and persistent pressure to force Park to reestablish civilian government.

While applying this pressure , the horse should not move or flinch away.

Super slow-motion replays appeared to show O'Driscoll did not apply downward pressure on the ball.

The government is applying pressure , too.

Bjorn applied pressure in a tense finale by putting his drive on the fairway.

In part, this was because he still thought he could make Stalin behave by applying economic pressure .

principle

The same principles would apply in the case of a club.

The affirmative action principle could be applied to virtually all economic or social goods.

Puzzle number two is that other changes in financial markets were meanwhile making it easier for such principles to apply .

The same principles apply: accuracy, detail.

Lawrence sought to see how the domain principle might apply in mice.

The shared earnings principle can also be applied to individual pay.

The principle applies even with very small conferences.

You must distinguish the two cases to know which management discipline and principles to apply .

regulation

Britain won an important concession-a 15-year transition period during which the regulation would not apply .

Whose regulations apply to whom and where?

He said the regulations did not apply to the whole building, only to the alterations carried out.

A requirement imposed by regulations shall not apply to any follower of the Sikh religion while he is wearing a turban.

Statutory regulations applying to the industry state that all machines must be fitted with a guard.

This definition does not affect each nation's own definition and the regulation does not apply to trade between member states.

These regulations apply to all personnel on site, including visitors.

The regulations also apply to new buildings and alterations and extensions of existing buildings.

rule

However, the same rule applies to evening classes as to joining clubs - it must be a subject that really interests you.

But under the arcane House rules that applied , the outcome actually was much closer.

Perform a private lap dance for him where standard club rules apply , e.g. the audience can look but not touch.

No matter how powerful the political interests, the same rules must apply to all.

This rule did not always apply but was judge made.

However, the rule is irresponsible if applied generally.

In other environments the raising and lengthening rule does not apply .

But you lose your head in this crazy hellhole, you do, and different rules apply .

section

The circumstances in which section 75 applies are set out in Chapter 23.

Two other caveats: First, what we have discussed in this section applies to service delivery, not regulation.

The Regulations make clear that these sections do not apply to any private companies, whether limited by shares or guarantee.

It would appear that the effect of the section will be to apply a fault based regime to new products.

Accordingly the other subsections of section 4 and section 5 do not apply to section 15.

However, others did not satisfy the requirement and the section did apply with respect to those particular transfers.

We suppose that the Boussinesq approximation may be made and so the discussion of dynamical and thermal similarity in Section 14.5 applies .

If section 6 applies , the contract is void.

standard

However, it no more obliges me to apply without question your standards to you than mine to myself.

The students argued that the school discriminated against them by applying more lenient standards to minority applicants.

That he went grossly wrong in applying the standard does not mean that the standard as such was inapplicable.

Professionals have to be wary of applying their own standards .

Gradually, I was made to feel unpopular and I applied these new standards to him.

technique

Plans are under way to apply the technique to other types of cancer as well.

Gandhi applied a technique of combat which turned the traditional docility of the gentle Hindu into heroism.

This issue comprises an extensive effort to apply economic modelling techniques and other analytical approaches to policy issues in a specific sector.

A final problem with applying traditional measurement techniques to white-collar professional groups was that traditional measurement focused primarily on efficiency.

Public awareness of the value of applying these techniques to archaeology has increased in consequence.

Texas Instruments, for example, is finding good success with applying data compression techniques to the training sets.

However, a number of problems confront investigators applying this technique to studies of alcoholic liver disease.

As if to compensate for this, he applied military techniques in the colony.

test

The Workhouse Act of 1723 had empowered parishes to apply a workhouse test by denying relief to those who refused to enter.

It is not clear precisely how the Commission will apply these tests .

But the House of Lords refused to apply the but for test .

The claim by the widow was allowed by the court applying the direct consequence test for remoteness.

They would in fact be applying a test for review not dissimilar to the one about to be examined. 2.

As will be seen the courts have not applied this test literally.

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applied science/physics/linguistics etc

If applied linguistics is left exclusively to an elite band of researchers, then the whole object of the exercise disappears.

Introduction to nonlinear problems with emphasis on practical modelling, illustrative examples from pure and applied science, and use of computers.

Since then, there has been a steady output of research within this branch of applied linguistics.

Supported by four applied science courses covering the biology, entomology and pathology of seeds, and plant breeding.

There is a very pervasive belief that it is research in theoretical and applied linguistics which provides the solutions.

These four key elements are well developed and widely shared within the research communities of every natural and applied science.

These will include basic skills as well as specialised competences in areas of applied physics.

Why are engineering, medicine and agriculture not all grouped together as applied sciences?

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"I still haven't received my passport" "When did you apply ?"

Apply the cream in the morning and the evening.

Apply the lotion evenly over the skin.

Finland did not apply to join the EC until 1992.

How many jobs had you applied for before you were offered this one?

Make sure the surface is completely dry before applying the final coat of paint.

Many of the restrictions no longer apply .

On wet or icy roads, apply the brakes gently.

Some of the children seem unable to apply what they have learned.

The crystal vibrates when a small electric current is applied to it.

There are several tests you can apply to find out how old a tree is.

You can't apply policies designed for a big country like the United States to a small country like Cuba.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Aisha applied and was told that the dass was already full.

However this is beginning to apply to classroom video materials too as more and more people today have video machines at home.

I alternate the direction of these strokes, imitating the direction I use to apply the pastel in the first place.

It is noteworthy that more than half did equivalent or higher level courses than those they applied for at the institutions we covered.

The same applies to the male.

They try to apply pressure on both the masons and the material suppliers.

Use the brush to soften the outline, then pencil over lips before applying lipstick.

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