If it applies, it means the homeowner would be out of pocket for most costs if the home is damaged.
“At first it was so bizarre,” she mumbles into a hand mirror, her mouth taut as she applies lipstick in the back of a taxi.
“Force of nature” is a frequently misused term, but it applies to Geldof.
This applies to everything from Google Docs to Gmail: Putting our data out there really means putting it "out there."
With no skills per se and no college education, Joe applies to be a secretary at a firm whose boss just happens to be Jerome.
This applies, not only to morals, but to the minor morals—the manners.
The same principle (by the way) applies to the difficult problem of wives.
Judge Dowling listens to them all, and if a remedy is needed, applies the proper one without delay.
This applies to individuals just as truly as it does to mankind.
This definition, which applies strictly to England, applies not at all to Ireland.
late 14c., "to put (one's faculties, etc.) to some task or career," late 14c., from Old French aploiier "apply, use, attach" (12c., Modern French appliquer), from Latin applicare "attach to, join, connect;" figuratively, "devote (oneself) to, give attention," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + plicare "fold" (see ply (v.1)). The etymological sense is "bring things in contact with one another." Of lotions, from early 15c. Meaning "seek a job by submitting an application for one" is from 1851. A by-form applicate is recorded from 1530s. Related: Applied; applying.