Synonyms and Antonyms of apply
- Does your rule about calling home apply to me as well?
have to do with
- Sam applied himself to writing thank-you letters to everyone who'd helped sponsor him for the charity walk.
get cracking, get one's act together, get with it, turn one's hand (or turn a hand)
- Apply the ointment liberally.
- Apply the laws of motion to this physics problem.
bring to bear, draw on (or upon), make use of
- a police officer applying the law
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