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Synonyms for Apply (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 (be applicable to; as to an analysis):
lend oneself

WordNet sense 2 (be pertinent or relevant or applicable):
hold, go for

WordNet sense 3 (avail oneself to):
practice, use, use

WordNet sense 4 (ensure observance of laws and rules):
enforce, implement

WordNet sense 5 (give or convey physically):

WordNet sense 6 (apply to a surface):
put on

WordNet sense 7 (put into service; make work or employ (something) for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose):
employ, utilize, utilise

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