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1. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose.

Synonyms

  • utilisation
  • use
  • misapplication
  • utilization
  • practical application
  • usage
  • engineering
  • employment
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • soften
  • stay
  • falsify
  • discolor

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Application

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce application?

Pronounce application as ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən.

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How do you spell application? Is it applicaiton ?

A common misspelling of application is applicaiton

Sentences with application


1. Noun, singular or mass
Complete a loan application in advance before going to see the loan officer.

Quotes about application


1. My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
- Isaac Newton

2. No man has a right to expect to succeed in life unless he understands his business, and nobody can understand his business thoroughly unless he learns it by personal application and experience.
- P. T. Barnum

3. One of the most amazing things about mathematics is the people who do math aren't usually interested in application, because mathematics itself is truly a beautiful art form. It's structures and patterns, and that's what we love, and that's what we get off on.
- Danica McKellar

2. application-oriented_language

noun. a language whose statements resemble terminology of the user.

Synonyms

  • job-control language
  • source language
  • high-level language

3. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school.

Synonyms

  • petition
  • loan application
  • request
  • patent application
  • credit application
  • postulation

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • supply
  • refrain
  • unemployment

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

4. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] the work of applying something; .

Synonyms

  • tiling
  • lining
  • plastering
  • daubing
  • coating
  • covering
  • anointing
  • paperhanging
  • facing
  • scumble
  • manual labour
  • galvanization
  • tin-plating
  • manual labor
  • papering
  • foliation
  • anointment
  • lubrication
  • plating
  • waxing
  • pavage
  • galvanisation
  • painting
  • fumigation
  • paving
  • tinning

Antonyms

  • source program
  • object program
  • hardware
  • top

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

5. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task.

Synonyms

  • job
  • applet
  • natural language processor
  • editor
  • application program
  • program
  • frame
  • programme
  • editor program
  • web browser
  • natural language processing application
  • computer programme
  • browser
  • applications programme
  • computer program
  • word processing system
  • word processor

Antonyms

  • forfeit
  • unconscientiousness
  • worst
  • best

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

6. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] the action of putting something into operation.

Antonyms

  • artifact

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

7. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin.

Synonyms

  • cure
  • remedy
  • blackwash
  • therapeutic
  • black lotion
  • menthol
  • lotion
  • rubbing alcohol
  • curative
  • eyewash
  • collyrium
  • liniment
  • calamine lotion
  • eye-lotion
  • witch hazel
  • embrocation

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)

8. application

noun. ['ˌæpləˈkeɪʃən'] a diligent effort.

Synonyms

  • sweat
  • diligence
  • effort
  • travail
  • elbow grease

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • waning
  • inactivity
  • divest

Etymology

  • applicatio (Latin)
  • -atio (Latin)
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