v. trans.
Put to: P. and V. προσφέρειν, προστιθέναι, προσβάλλειν, προσγειν, ἐπιφέρειν.
He applied the goad to the horses: V. ἐπῆγε κέντρον ... πώλοις (Eur., Hipp. 1194).
Attach: P. and V. προστιθέναι, προσάπτειν, προσαρμόζειν.
Use: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.).
Nor again can I apply the dream to my friends: V. οὐδʼ αὖ συνάψαι τοὔναρ εἰς φίλους ἔχω (Eur., I.T. 59). V. intrans.
Suit, fit: P. and V. ἁρμόζειν, προσήκειν.
In his accusations he spoke those words which now apply to himself: P. κατηγορῶν ἐκείνους τοὺς λόγους εἶπεν οἳ κατʼ αὐτοῦ νῦν ὑπάρχουσι (Dem. 416).
Be in force: P. and V. ἰσχειν, κριος εἶναι.
Apply one's mind to: Ar. and P. προσέχειν (dat.), προσέχειν τὸν νοῦν (dat.), P. and V. νοῦν ἔχειν (πρός, acc. or dat. without prep.).
Apply oneself to: P. and V. ἔχεσθαι (gen.), ἅπτεσθαι (gen.), προσκεῖσθαι (dat.), ἀνθάπτεσθαι (gen.), P. ἐπιτίθεσθαι (dat.).
Apply for: see {{U}}Seek.
Apply to (a person for help, etc.): P. and V. προσέρχεσθαι (dat. or πρός, acc.), ἐπέρχεσθαι (acc.).
Have recourse to: P. and V. τρέπεσθαι (πρός, acc.), P. καταφεύγειν (πρός, acc. or εἰς, acc.), V. φεύγειν (εἰς, acc.).

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.


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