Usage examples for Applying

  1. His visit to Ostable, made some weeks before, had been for the purpose of applying to the probate court for the appointment as Emily's guardian. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. I had not thought of applying that word to cattle. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  3. She was perched on the edge of his bed, applying a cool and soothing ointment to his ear. – A Knyght Ther Was by Robert F. Young
  4. If the statement is to be proved, it can only be proved by the method of applying one pair of right angles to another and so arguing their equality. – The Teaching of Geometry by David Eugene Smith
  5. Applying his own long legs to the ground with a will, he rushed at the nest. – Six Months at the Cape by R.M. Ballantyne