put into service; make work; make use of of employ for a particular purpose: "use your head!" "I can't make use of this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule
make an addition (to); join with others; increase by another or several; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"
engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
put into a certain place: "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the mising children"; also with abstract objects and locations: "Place emphasis on a certain point"
put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
perform a marriage ceremony; "The minister married us on Saturday"
subject to a process or treatment, often with the aim of readying for some purpose; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "process water"
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"