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Definition of Application

Application

  1. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb.
  2. The thing applied.
  3. The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The capacity of being practically applied or used; relevancy; as, a rule of general application.
  7. 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.
  8. The act of making request of soliciting; as, an application for an office; he made application to a court of chancery.
  9. A request; a document containing a request; as, his application was placed on file.

Application Quotations

My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
Isaac Newton

We all have personal brands and most of us have already left a digital footprint, whether we like it or not. Proper social media use highlights your strengths that may not shine through in an interview or application and gives the world a broader view of who you are. Use it wisely.
Amy Jo Martin

Man's greatness consists in his ability to do and the proper application of his powers to things needed to be done.
Frederick Douglass

A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
Peter Drucker

The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.
Karl Marx
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Application Translations

application in Dutch is aanwending, toepassing
application in French is mise en practique, sollicitation
application in German is Anwendung {f}, Bewerbung {f}, Verwendung {f}
application in Italian is proposta
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