1. Proper noun.  (context, with '''''the''''') A nickname for New York City, usually “the Big Apple”.
  2. Proper noun.  (trademark) A multimedia corporation (Apple Corps) and record company (Apple Records) founded by the Beatles.
  3. Proper noun.  (trademark) Name of the company Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, that produces computers and other digital devices.
  4. Proper noun.  (trademark) A computer produced by the company Apple Inc.
  5. Proper noun.  (rare) (given name, female) .
  6. Noun.  A common, round fruit produced by the tree ''Malus domestica'', cultivated in temperate climates.
  7. Noun.  A tree growing such fruit, of the genus ''Malus''; the apple tree.
  8. Noun.  The wood of the apple tree.
  9. Noun.  (context, in plural) Short for '''apples and pears''', slang for stairs.
  10. Noun.  (context, baseball) The ball in baseball.
  11. Noun.  (context, informal) When smiling, the round, fleshy part of the cheeks between the eyes and the corners of the mouth.

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