application

Part of speech: noun

The act of applying; appropriation.

Part of speech: noun

That which is applied; a remedy.

Part of speech: noun

A request.

Part of speech: noun

Close and continuous attention.

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Usage examples "application":

  1. But she scented a personal application. - "The Valley of Decision", Edith Wharton.
  2. Ah, but you learned so quickly, there was no necessity for application with you. - "Norston's Rest", Ann S. Stephens.
  3. The school- boy to- day knows more of the forces of nature and their useful application than the magician of fifty years ago. - "Inventors", Philip Gengembre Hubert.