Synonyms for (noun) application

Synonyms: application

Definition: the action of putting something into operation

Usage: the application of maximum thrust; massage has far-reaching medical applications; the application of indexes to tables of data

Similar words: action

Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said)

Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions


Synonyms: application, diligence

Definition: a diligent effort

Usage: it is a job requiring serious application

Similar words: effort, elbow grease, travail, sweat, exertion

Definition: use of physical or mental energy; hard work

Usage: he got an A for effort; they managed only with great exertion


Synonyms: covering, application, coating

Definition: the work of applying something

Usage: the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine; a complete bleach requires several applications; the surface was ready for a coating of paint;

Similar words: manual labor, manual labour

Definition: labor done with the hands


Synonyms: practical application, application

Definition: the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose

Usage: he advocated the application of statistics to the problem; a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis

Similar words: usage, use, utilisation, utilization, employment, exercise

Definition: the act of using

Usage: he warned against the use of narcotic drugs; skilled in the utilization of computers


Synonyms: lotion, application

Definition: liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

Usage: a lotion for dry skin

Similar words: remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic

Definition: a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain


Synonyms: application

Definition: a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school

Usage: December 31 is the deadline for applications

Similar words: petition, request, postulation

Definition: a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority


Synonyms: application, application program, applications programme

Definition: a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task

Usage: he has tried several different word processing applications

Similar words: computer program, computer programme, program, programme

Definition: (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute

Usage: the program required several hundred lines of code