Applicableness



or capable of being ; relevant; suitable; appropriate:
an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem.
adjective
being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting
adj.

1560s, “pliable,” with -able + Latin applicare (see apply). Meaning “capable of being applied” is from 1650s; earlier in this sense was appliable (mid-15c.).

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  • Applicably

    or capable of being ; relevant; suitable; appropriate: an applicable rule; a solution that is applicable to the problem. adjective being appropriate or relevant; able to be applied; fitting adj. 1560s, “pliable,” with -able + Latin applicare (see apply). Meaning “capable of being applied” is from 1650s; earlier in this sense was appliable (mid-15c.).

  • Applicand.

    applicand. Latin applicandus (to be applied)



  • Applicant

    a person who for or requests something; a candidate: an applicant for a position. Contemporary Examples If the visa is rejected without explanation, the applicant is on the list. Exclusive: Putin Imposes Secret Sanctions on Pro-Gay Obama Campaign Donors Josh Rogin May 1, 2014 But the agency is obligated under the law to inquire about […]

  • Application

    the act of putting to a special use or purpose: the application of common sense to a problem. the special use or purpose to which something is put: a technology having numerous applications never thought of by its inventors. the quality of being usable for a particular purpose or in a special way; relevance: This […]



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