apply ointment


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  • apply — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to request ) to apply for; to (we applied to the authorities for assistance; the captain applied to headquarters for a transfer; she applied for a fellowship) 2) (D; intr.) ( to seek admission to ) to apply to (she applied to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ointment vs ornament —   Ointment (uncountable noun) is a smooth oily substance that is rubbed on the skin for medicinal purposes.   For example:   The doctor told me to apply the ointment to the wound twice a day.   An ornament (countable noun) is is something used… …   English dictionary of common mistakes and confusing words

  • ointment — n. 1) to apply, rub in, rub on an ointment 2) a skin ointment * * * [ ɔɪntmənt] rub in rub on an ointment a skin ointment to apply …   Combinatory dictionary

  • apply — verb 1 be relevant ADVERB ▪ equally ▪ These principles apply equally in all cases. PREPOSITION ▪ to ▪ These restrictions do not apply to us …   Collocations dictionary

  • ointment — noun … OF OINTMENT ▪ tube VERB + OINTMENT ▪ apply, put on, rub on ▪ He put some ointment on the cut. ▪ use …   Collocations dictionary

  • apply — v. ( ies, ied) 1 intr. (often foll. by for, to, or to + infin.) make a formal request for something to be done, given, etc. (apply for a job; apply for help to the governors; applied to be sent overseas). 2 intr. have relevance (does not apply in …   Useful english dictionary

  • apply — verb 1) 300 people applied for the job Syn: bid, put in, try, audition, seek, solicit, claim, request, ask, petition 2) the Act did not apply to Scotland Syn: be relevant …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • ointment — noun apply the ointment twice a day Syn: lotion, cream, salve, liniment, rub, gel, balm, emollient, unguent; formal embrocation; technical humectant; proprietary Vaseline …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • apply — ap·ply || É™ plaɪ v. make a request; implement; put to use; enforce; spread on a surface (such as paint, ointment, etc.); refer; (Medicine) place, lay (e.g.: apply the hand to the chest ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • apply — verb 1) more than 300 people applied for the job Syn: put in an application for, put in for, try (out) for, bid for, appeal for, petition for, sue for, register for, audition for; request, seek, solicit (for), claim, ask for, try to obtain 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Liniment — Liniment, (or embrocation) from the Latin linere , to anoint, is a medicated topical preparation for application to the skin. Preparations of this type are also called balm. Liniments are of a similar viscosity to lotions (being significantly… …   Wikipedia

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