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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. apply: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. apply, apply: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. apply: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. apply: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. apply: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. apply: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Apply, apply: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. apply: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. apply: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. apply: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. apply: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. apply: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. apply: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. apply: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. apply: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. apply: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Apply: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Apply: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. apply: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. apply: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. apply: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. apply: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. apply: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. apply: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. apply: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. apply: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. apply: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. apply: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apply: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. apply: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. apply: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. apply: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apply: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apply: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apply: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. apply: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Apply: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (apply)

verb:  apply oneself to ("Please apply yourself to your homework")
verb:  be pertinent or relevant or applicable ("The same laws apply to you!")
verb:  ask (for something) ("Apply for a job")
verb:  refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
verb:  give or convey physically
verb:  avail oneself to ("Apply a principle")
verb:  be applicable to; as to an analysis
verb:  apply to a surface
verb:  ensure observance of laws and rules ("Apply the rules to everyone")
verb:  put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose ("Apply a magnetic field here")

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Phrases that include apply:   apply a closure, apply a plaster cast to, apply anesthetics to, apply carelessly, apply lip gloss, more...

Words similar to apply:   use, applied, applier, applies, applying, employ, enforce, give, hold, implement, practice, utilise, utilize, go for, lend oneself, put on, more...

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