Significado de "apply" - Learner’s Dictionary

apply

verb uk us /əˈplaɪ/
ASK [ I ]

B1 to ask officially for something, often by writing:

I've applied for a job.
He has applied to several companies.
AFFECT [ I ]

B2 to affect or relate to a particular person or situation:

This law only applies to married people.
USE [ T ]

to use something in a particular situation:

The same method can be applied to other situations.
ON SURFACE [ T ]

to spread a substance on a surface:

Apply the cream daily until the symptoms disappear.
apply yourself

to work hard:

If he doesn't apply himself, he'll never pass his exams.

(Definición de apply del Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)