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Is apply a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word apply is a Scrabble US word. The word apply is worth 12 points in Scrabble:

A1P3P3L1Y4

Is apply a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word apply is a Scrabble UK word and has 12 points:

A1P3P3L1Y4

Is apply a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word apply is a Words With Friends word. The word apply is worth 14 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

A1P4P4L2Y3

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Valid words made from Apply

You can make 21 words from 'apply' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'apply'

APPLY 12 

4 letters words from 'apply'

PALP 8PALY 9
PLAP 8PLAY 9
YAPP 11 

3 letters words from 'apply'

ALP 5APP 7
LAP 5LAY 6
PAL 5PAP 7
PAY 8PLY 8
PYA 8YAP 8

2 letters words from 'apply'

AL 2AY 5
LA 2PA 4
YA 5 

All 5 letters words made out of apply

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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word apply. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in apply.

Definitions and meaning of apply

apply

Etymology 1

From Middle English aplien, applien, from Old French applier, (French appliquer), from Latin applicō (join, fix, or attach to); from ad + plicō (fold, twist together). See applicant, ply.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /əˈplaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Hyphenation: ap‧ply

Verb

apply (third-person singular simple present applies, present participle applying, simple past and past participle applied)

  1. (transitive) To lay or place; to put (one thing to another)
  2. (transitive) To put to use; to use or employ for a particular purpose, or in a particular case
    Synonyms: appropriate, devote, use
  3. (transitive) To make use of, declare, or pronounce, as suitable, fitting, or relative
  4. (transitive) To put closely; to join; to engage and employ diligently, or with attention
    Synonyms: attach, incline
  5. (transitive) To to address; to refer; generally used reflexively.
  6. (intransitive) To submit oneself as a candidate (with the adposition "to" designating the recipient of the submission, and the adposition "for" designating the position).
  7. (intransitive) To pertain or be relevant to a specified individual or group.
  8. (obsolete) To busy; to keep at work; to ply.
    • She was no less skillful in applying his humours.
  9. (obsolete) To visit.
Related terms
Descendants
  • Cebuano: aplay
Translations

Etymology 2

apple +‎ -y.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈæp(ə)li/

Adjective

apply (comparative more apply, superlative most apply)

  1. Alternative spelling of appley

References

  • apply in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

Anagrams

  • lappy

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to bring to bear.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)