Synonyms of application


1. application, practical application, use, usage, utilization, utilisation, employment, exercise

usage: 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"

2. application, request, petition, postulation

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

3. application, coating, covering, manual labor, manual labour

usage: 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";

4. application, application program, applications programme, program, programme, computer program, computer programme

usage: 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"

5. lotion, application, remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic

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

6. application, diligence, effort, elbow grease, exertion, travail, sweat

usage: a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"

7. application, action

usage: 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"

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