Translation of "apply" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /əˈplaɪ/ us /əˈplɑɪ/ present participle applying, past tense and past participle applied

B1 to officially ask for something

solicitar, candidatar-se
I’ve applied for a job.

to affect a particular person or situation

aplicar-se, dizer respeito
This law only applies to married people.

to spread something on a surface

Apply the paint to a clean, dry surface.

(Translation of “apply” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)