Dictionary Results for application


1. application - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): practical_application

Hypernym(s): use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise




2. application - noun

· a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications"

Hypernym(s): request, petition, postulation




3. application - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): coating, covering

Hypernym(s): manual_labor, manual_labour




4. application - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): application_program, applications_programme

Hypernym(s): program, programme, computer_program, computer_programme




5. application - noun

· liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"

Synonym(s): lotion

Hypernym(s): remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic




6. application - noun

· a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"

Synonym(s): diligence

Hypernym(s): effort, elbow_grease, exertion, travail, sweat




7. application - noun

· the action of putting something into operation; "the application of maximum thrust"; "massage has far-reaching medical applications"; "the application of indexes to tables of data"

Hypernym(s): action





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