We can say "The add function is applied to values 1 and 2". Can we say equivalently "The values 1 and 2 are supplied to the add function"?
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It's dangerous to generalize that supply is the inverse (or opposite) of apply. It might sound that way when speaking of functions, or possibly other things, but there are many nuances to the usage of supply and apply that would make most reversals sound strange or contrived.
In fact, there would be many cases where they are used nearly as synonyms not reversals.
Are perfectly correct. So what's going on here? How can they be near synonyms and inverse at the same time? I think supply/apply are not nearly the same inverse pair as, say, input/output. It's not that cut and dried.
Yes, we can.
Similarly we can say
though this sounds a little contrived.
Supply is the inverse of apply only in certain contexts.
In this context, your syntax is correct. You apply a function to one or more parameters, and you supply one or more parameters to a function.