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to take or let in; admit.
to use or apply.
to attach.
Historical Examples

It is claimed, however, that prisoners on conviction were required to adhibit their mark as a seal of confession.
Dactylography Henry Faulds

To these, therefore, your Majesty will please to adhibit credence; at whose feet I anxiously and humbly recommend me and mine.
Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3) James Dennistoun

verb (transitive) (rare)
to administer or apply
to affix; attach


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