Applied Definition

ə-plīd
adjective
Put into practice or a particular use.
Applied physics.
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Used in actual practice or to work out practical problems.
Applied science.
Webster's New World
Applied is something that can be used for a definite purpose.
Using science to figure out the volume of water in a swimming pool is an example of an applied science.
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Put into practical use.
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Of a branch of science, serving another branch of science or engineering.
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verb
The definition of applied is you used something to solve a problem or answer a question.
If you pressed on the brakes to stop the car, then that is an example of how you applied the brakes.
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Applied means that something had an appropriate connection to something else.
A certain rule than needs to be followed only by certain people is an example of rules that are applied to certain people.
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Applied is defined as filling out paperwork in order to receive something, like a job or admission to a school.
If you answered questions about yourself and your work experience in hopes of getting a job, that is an example of applied for a job.
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Applied means you tried your very best when doing a task.
If you completed all class assignments and made a perfect score on the final, then that is an example of how you applied yourself.
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Simple past tense and past participle of apply.

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