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  1. a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"; Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose; "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The thing applied. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The act of directing or referring something to a particular case, to discover or illustrate agreement or disagreement, fitness, or correspondence; as, I make the remark, and leave you to make the application; the application of a theory. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Hence, in specific uses: (a) That part of a sermon or discourse in which the principles before laid down and illustrated are applied to practical uses; the "moral" of a fable. (b) The use of the principles of one science for the purpose of enlarging or perfecting another; as, the application of algebra to geometry. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The capacity of being practically applied or used; relevancy; as, a rule of general application. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The act of fixing the mind or closely applying one's self; assiduous effort; close attention; as, to injure the health by application to study. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The act of making request of soliciting; as, an application for an office; he made application to a court of chancery. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A request; a document containing a request; as, his application was placed on file. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The act of putting on; as, the pain was lessened by the application of heat; the thing put on; the practical demonstration of a principle; a request; close attention. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. The act of applying: the thing applied, close thought or attention: request: solicitation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. The act of applying; something applied; close study or attention. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. The act of applying; appropriation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. That which is applied; a remedy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A request. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. Close and continuous attention. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. The act of applying; the thing applied; request, or petition; the employment of means; close attention. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. The act of applying; close study; great attention to, as to business; entreaty; employment of means. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  25. A putting to, placing before, preferring a request or petition to or before a person. The act of making a request for something. A written request to have a certain quantity of land at or near a certain specified place. Biddle v. Dougal, 5 Bin. (Pa.) 151. The use or disposition made of a thing. A bringing together, in order to ascertain some relation or establish some connection; as the application of a rule or principle to a case or fact. In. insurance. The preliminary request, declaration, or statement made by a party applying for an insurance on life, or against fire. Of purchase money. The disposition made of the funds received by a trustee on a sale of real estate held under the trust. Of payments. Appropriation of a payment to some particular debt; or the determination to which of several demands a general payment made by a debtor to his creditor shall be applied. thelawdictionary.org
  26. The act of making a request for something; the paper on which the request is written is also called an application; as, an application to chancery for leave to invest trust funds; an application to an insurance company for insurance. In the land law of Pennsylvania, an application is understood to be a request in writing to have a certain quantity of land at or near a certain place therein mentioned. 3 Binn. 21; 5 Id. 151; Jones on Land Office Titles, 24. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  27. An application for insurance ought to state the facts truly as to the object to be insured, for if any false representation be made with a fraudulent intent, it will avoid the policy. 7 Wend. 72. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  28. By application is also meant the use or disposition of a thing; as the application of purchase money. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  29. In some cases a purchaser who buys trust property is required, to see to the application of thee purchase money, and if be neglects to do so, and it be misapplied, he will be considered as a trustee of the property he has so purchased. The subject will be examined by considering, 1, the kind of property to be sold; 2, the cases where the purchaser is bound to see to the application of the purchase money in consequence of the wording of the deed of trust. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  30. Personal property is liable, in the hands of the executor, for the payment of debts, and the purchaser is therefore exempted from seeing to the application of the purchase money, although it may have been bequeathed to be sold for the payment of debts. 1 Cox, R. 145; 2 Dick. 725; 7 John. Ch. Rep., 150, 160; 11 S. & R. 377, 385; 2 P. Wms. 148; 4 Bro. C. C. 136; White's L. C. in Eq. 54; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 3946. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  31. With regard to real estate, which is not a fund at law for the payment of debt's, except where it is made so by act of assembly, or by direction in the will of the testator or deed of trust, the purchaser from an executor or trustee may be liable for the application of the purchase money. And it will now be proper to consider the cases where such liability exists. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  32. Upon the sale of real estate, a trustee in whom the legal title is vested, can it law give a valid discharge for the purchase money, because he is the owner at law. In equity, on the contrary, the persons among whom the produce of the sale is to be distributed are considered the owners; and a purchaser must obtain a discharge from them, unless the power of giving receipts is either expressly or by implication given to the trustees to, give receipts for the purchase money. It is, for this reason, usual to provide in wills and trust deeds that the purchaser shall not be required to see to the application of the purchase money. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  33. 1. application program.2. function application. foldoc_fs
  34. That part of a sermon or discourse in which the principles before laid down and illustrated are applied to practical uses; the (b) The use of the principles of one science for the purpose of enlarging or perfecting another; as, the application of algebra to geometry. dictgcide_fs
  35. In a moral signification, is synonymous with attention. Also, the act of applying one thing to another; as the application of an apparatus, of a bandage, blister, &c. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  36. Putting of one thing to another; employment of means; (application of) plaster, liniment, &c.; bringing (of a general rule &c.) to bear upon particular case; relevancy; diligence; making of a request; request made. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  37. The act of applying anything. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  38. Anything applied. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  39. n. Act of applying or Laying on;—the thing applied ;--act of making request or soliciting;—employment of means ;—act of fixing the mind ; intenseness of thought;—act of referring to a particular case, to discover agreement or correspondence. Cabinet Dictionary
  40. The act of applying any thing to another; the thing applied; The act of applying to any person as a petitioner; the employment of any means for a certain end : intenseness of thought, close study; attention to some particular affair. Complete Dictionary
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