apply


apply
[ə'plaɪ]
гл.
1) обращаться с просьбой, (письменным) заявлением

We applied to the authorities for assistance. — Мы обратились к властям за помощью.

The captain applied to headquarters for a transfer. — Капитан подал в штаб рапорт о переводе на другое место службы.

to apply at the following address at the office — обращаться по следующему адресу в контору

- apply in person
- apply by letter
Syn:
2) применять к (чему-л.); использовать, употреблять для (чего-л.)

to apply a rule — применить, использовать правило

to apply the new method — внедрить новый метод

to apply brakes — тормозить

to apply a sum of money to one's own use — израсходовать деньги на собственные нужды

3) (apply to) касаться, относиться; применяться; распространяться (на кого-л. / что-л.)

What I am saying does not apply to you. — То, что я говорю, к вам не относится.

This rule applies to all. — Это правило относится ко всем.

The rule does not apply to this case. — Это правило не применимо к данному случаю.

Syn:
refer 6), relate 5)
4) накладывать, наносить; прикладывать

to apply varnish — наносить лак

to apply a mustard plaster — ставить горчичники

to apply one's ear to the keyhole — приложить ухо к замочной скважине

5) (apply to) заниматься (чем-л.), направлять (внимание, энергию; на что-л.)

to apply oneself to mathematics (languages, one's work) — заняться математикой (языками, работой)

She applied herself to her new duties with great energy. — Она приступила к своим новым обязанностям с большим рвением.

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to apply the undertakings — выполнять обязательства


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • apply — ap‧ply [əˈplaɪ] verb applied PTandPP 1. [intransitive] to make a formal, usually written, request for something, especially a job, a place at university, or permission to do something: apply for • She had applied for a full time job as an English …   Financial and business terms

  • Apply — Ap*ply , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Applied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Applying}.] [OF. aplier, F. appliquer, fr. L. applicare to join, fix, or attach to; ad + plicare to fold, to twist together. See {Applicant}, {Ply}.] 1. To lay or place; to put or adjust… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apply — [v1] put into use administer, assign, bring into play, bring to bear, employ, engage, execute, exercise, exploit, handle, implement, practice, utilize; concept 225 apply [v2] be appropriate, relevant affect, allude, appertain, be applicable, bear …   New thesaurus

  • apply — [ə plī′] vt. applied, applying [ME applien < OFr aplier < L applicare, to attach to < ad , to + plicare, to fold: see PLY1] 1. to put on or spread on; place so as to be touching [to apply a salve to the skin] 2. to put to some practical… …   English World dictionary

  • Apply — Ap*ply , v. i. 1. To suit; to agree; to have some connection, agreement, or analogy; as, this argument applies well to the case. [1913 Webster] 2. To make request; to have recourse with a view to gain something; to make application. (to); to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apply — I (pertain) verb affect, be applicable, be concerned with, be connected with, be pertinent, be proper to, be relevant, bear upon, belong to, concern, deal with, have a connection to, have bearing on, have reference, have relation, involve,… …   Law dictionary

  • apply — (v.) late 14c., to put (one s faculties, etc.) to some task or career, late 14c., from O.Fr. aploiier (12c., Mod.Fr. appliquer) apply, use, attach, from L. applicare attach to, join, connect; figuratively, devote (oneself) to, give attention,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • apply — ► VERB (applies, applied) 1) make a formal request for something to be done, such as asking to be considered for a job. 2) bring into operation or use. 3) be relevant. 4) put (a substance) on a surface. 5) (apply oneself) put all one s …   English terms dictionary

  • apply to — index appertain, call (appeal to), importune, petition, pray Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • apply — 1 *use, employ, utilize, avail 2 devote, *direct, address Analogous words: attend, mind, *tend: addict, accustom, *habituate: toil, labor, work, grind (see corresponding nouns at WORK) Contrasted …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • apply — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to request ) to apply for; to (we applied to the authorities for assistance; the captain applied to headquarters for a transfer; she applied for a fellowship) 2) (D; intr.) ( to seek admission to ) to apply to (she applied to… …   Combinatory dictionary

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