verb (used with object), ap·plied, ap·ply·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·plied, ap·ply·ing.
Origin of apply
Synonyms for apply
Examples from the Web for reapplied
Contemporary Examples of reapplied
Makeup is reapplied, lint rollers are re-rolled, and string is cut from the inside of a sock.Backstage at Vera Wang
September 14, 2010
Historical Examples of reapplied
It is to be removed so soon as it becomes warm, and reapplied.The Physical Life of Woman:
Dr. George H Napheys
In such cases the bandage must be removed and reapplied with less force.
I have applied and reapplied, and have been promised and repromised.
Yes, provided its funds are pooled and reapplied to Church purposes.Doctor Therne
H. Rider Haggard
Restraint used during the day is not, unless so ordered, to be continued at night nor reapplied the next day.How to Care for the Insane
William D. Granger
verb -plies, -plying or -plied
Word Origin for apply
late 14c., "to put (one's faculties, etc.) to some task or career," late 14c., from Old French aploiier "apply, use, attach" (12c., Modern French appliquer), from Latin applicare "attach to, join, connect;" figuratively, "devote (oneself) to, give attention," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + plicare "fold" (see ply (v.1)). The etymological sense is "bring things in contact with one another." Of lotions, from early 15c. Meaning "seek a job by submitting an application for one" is from 1851. A by-form applicate is recorded from 1530s. Related: Applied; applying.