Definition of APPLIED

  1. (verb)put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
  2. (verb)be pertinent or relevant or applicable
  3. (verb)ask (for something)
  4. (verb)coat, cover or smear a surface with
  5. (verb)be applicable to; as to an analysis
  6. (verb)give or convey physically
  7. (verb)avail oneself to
  8. (verb)ensure observance of laws and rules
  9. (verb)refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
  10. (verb)apply oneself to
  11. (adj)concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles