Synonyms for application

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ap-li-key-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæp lɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Définition of application

Origin :
  • early 15c., "the bringing of something to bear on something else," from Old French aplicacion (14c.), from Latin applicationem (nominative applicatio) "a joining to, an attaching oneself to," noun of action from past participle stem of applicare (see apply). Meaning "sincere hard effort" is from c.1600. Meaning "a formal request to be hired for a job or paid position" is by 1851.
  • noun use
  • noun request
  • noun hard work
  • noun putting substance on another
Example sentences :
  • How so, I asked him, when that cannot wound without the application?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • But this application has not met with the attention of one single soul.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Most persons hasten to deny this truth in its application to themselves.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • I am sure of Sir James at any time, and could make him renew his application by a line.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • But she guessed very well what inference was drawn from her application.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • At length his application and his energy were crowned with success.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The voyage was undertaken in compliance with an application from the Royal Society.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • "We will take bail," said the magistrates, before the application was made.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • But we must now regard the application of blank verse to the use of the drama.
  • Extract from : « A Dish Of Orts » by George MacDonald
  • Application and perseverance, and the diligent improvement of opportunities, will do the rest.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles

Antonyms for application

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