put or introduce into the body of something; "insert a picture into the text"
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
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"
apply to a surface: "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"