Crossword Clue and Answers

Looking for answers to the "Apply" crossword clue? it's your lucky day, we have them! Today we have 20 crossword solutions for Apply.

We most recently saw this clue in The Sun Cryptic.

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  • The Sun Cryptic - Friday, 29 Jan 2021
  • USA Today - Monday, 21 Dec 2020
  • The New York Times Crossword - Friday, 9 Oct 2020
  • Irish Independent - Simple - Monday, 17 Aug 2020

Crossword Answers

3 letters

Consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"

Exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

Adapt; "put these words to music"

4 letters

Cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"

The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

5 letters

Have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"

Set out on (an enterprise or subject of study); "she embarked upon a new career"

Increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

Put to use; "exert one's power or influence"

REFER Chris Roberson

6 letters

Have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"

The state of being employed or having a job; "they are looking for employment"; "he was in the employ of the city"

7 letters

Put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

Convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

Ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";

8 letters

The exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"

HOLDGOOD Surinder Sobti

9 letters

Instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end

10 letters

Give or apply (medications)

11 letters

Be applicable to; as to an analysis; "This theory lends itself well to our new data"