from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Readily applicable; practical.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting in or fitted for application; serving for application; practical: as, “applicatory information,”
  • Making application, appeal, or request.
  • noun That which applies; a means of putting to use.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the property of applying; applicative; practical.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective able to be applied or used, practical

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective readily applicable or practical


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apply +‎ -atory, with the letter "c" used as a linking consonant to separate the vowels i and a.


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  • Truly, besides those general ways, in the law and in the preaching of it, God hath particular applicatory ways, and works in the world in judgments and afflictions; and how soon he may enter into our consciences we know not.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And there is added hereunto a testimony that is immediately applicatory unto the souls of believers, of this sovereign testimony of the holy Trinity; and this is the witness of grace and all sacred ordinances: “There are three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one,” verse 8.

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  • May it please your honors, and you gentlemen of the jury, -- After having thus gone through the evidence and considered it as applicatory to all and every one of the prisoners, let us take once more a brief and cursory survey of matters supported by the evidence.

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  • And the reason he giveth of this his faith is the observation of the principles they usually hold forth, especially in the applicatory part of their sermons.”

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  • a part of tenderness of conscience in the regenerate, to be too applicatory of the law and of wrath: “I am afflicted above all others, therefore God is angry with me, and I am cast off by God.”

    The Tryal & Triumph of Faith: or An Exposition of the History of Christs dispossessing of the daughter of the woman of Canaan.


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