Usage examples for Applying

  1. He relaxed and closed his eyes as she remained at his side, applying the healing sponge. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  2. That is to say, so far as applying torture to yourself personally is concerned. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  3. They are brought young into the particular part of the public service to which they are attached; they are occupied for years in learning its forms- afterwards, for years too, in applying these forms to trifling matters. – The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot