What is another word for applies?

Pronunciation: [ɐplˈa͡ɪz] (IPA)

The word "applies" generally refers to putting something into practice or carrying out a task. There are several synonyms for applies that convey similar meaning and they are used in different contexts. For instance, "utilizes," "employs," "implements," and "operates" are commonly used as synonyms for applies. "Uses," "exercises," and "puts into action" are also synonyms that convey the same idea. In certain contexts, the word "applies" can also be replaced with "applies to," which is synonymous with "pertains to," "relates to," or "concerns." Overall, there are several synonyms for applies that can be used interchangeably, depending on the context.

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Usage examples for Applies

To the work of healing the blind man Jesus at once applies Himself.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
This term applies equally well to the sea.
"A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'"
Alfred Gatty
There is nothing about the place to suggest a law office save the sign in front, and a single leather-covered book on the inside; a ponderous volume to which Mr. Whittle applies for everything, including kindling.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe

Famous quotes with Applies

  • A pencil and rubber are of more use to thought than a battalion of assistants. To happiness the same applies as to truth: one does not have it, but is in it.
    Theodor Adorno
  • Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis.
    Yasser Arafat
  • Whatever man uses without the fear of God, whatever he applies to the mere gratifying of his flesh, cannot fail to operate as a poison to the soul, however pleasant and salutary it may appear to be to the body.
    Johann Arndt
  • A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion.
    Sai Baba
  • Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines: one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it; one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.
    Walter Benjamin

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