Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Japanese translation of “apply”

apply

verb
 
/əˈplaɪ/ (present participle applying, past tense and past participle applied)
B1 to officially ask for something
申し込む, 申請する, 応募する
I’ve applied for a job.
to affect a particular person or situation
適用する, 当てはまる
This law only applies to married people.
to spread something on a surface
(ペンキや接着剤など)を塗る
Apply the paint to a clean, dry surface.
(Definition of apply from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Effort and expending energy, but you might be interested in these topics from the Working topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “apply” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More