(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial
"their appeal was denied in the superior court"
appeal, appealingness, charm(noun)
attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
"his smile was part of his appeal to her"
cut to ribbons
solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering(noun)
request for a sum of money
"an appeal to raise money for starving children"
entreaty, prayer, appeal(noun)
earnest or urgent request
"an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
diplomatic negotiations, daintiness, finesse, dainty, diplomacy, delicacy, statesmanship, prudence, circumspection, slightness, discreetness, fineness, airiness, treat, fragility, kickshaw, goody, discretion, statecraft
request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
"appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
cite as an authority; resort to
"He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"
be attractive to
"The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
take a court case to a higher court for review
"He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
challenge (a decision)
"She appealed the verdict"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To accost is to speak first, to friend or stranger, generally with a view to opening conversation; greet is not so distinctly limited, since one may return another's greeting; greet and hail may imply but a passing word; greeting may be altogether silent; to hail is to greet in a loud-voiced and commonly hearty and joyous way, as appears in the expression "hail fellow, well met." To salute is to greet with special token of respect, as a soldier his commander. To apostrophize is to solemnly address some person or personified attribute apart from the audience to whom one is speaking; as, a preacher may apostrophize virtue, the saints of old, or even the Deity. To appeal is strictly to call for some form of help or support. Address is slightly more formal than accost or greet, though it may often be interchanged with them. One may address another at considerable length or in writing; he accosts orally and briefly.
Address the memorial to the legislature; the president addressed the people in an eloquent speech; he addressed an intruder with indignation.
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refer to another (in any controversy)
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List of paraphrases for "appeal":
call, appeals, appellate, recourse, 'appel, remedy, resort, attractiveness, plea, remedies, use, appel, request, resource, attraction, 'appello, redress, urge, calling, appello, cassation, resumption, invitation, beroep, appealing, cail, calls, used, appealed, resume
How to use appeal in a sentence?
I'm concerned that he won't be that person, but he's a father, and I was hoping to appeal to that.
I appeal to the Prime Minister to not let it go out of hand because it is getting out of hand. Countries around the world will very soon be saying :' How dare India ban a documentary that is in the public interest ?' I urge you to see the film as soon as possible, please see the film and then talk about it.
We respect the court's orders but his family still wants to issue an appeal because they believe that witnesses and evidence can determine how their family member died.
The barbaric acts committed by ISIS make the majority of Muslims and Arabs hate them and what they stand for, but ISIS isn’t concerned with expanding their appeal -- they have millions and millions of supporters. Their immediate objective is to get the radical minority to actually pick up a gun and come join them.
I'll give you that Maxine Waters may have given you something on appeal that may result in this whole trial being overturned.
Translations for appeal
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- استئناف, التماس, مناشدةArabic
- abellirCatalan, Valencian
- odvolání, odvolat, apelovatCzech
- Berufung, in Berufung gehen, ansprechen, anziehenGerman
- apelar, atraerSpanish
- گیرایی, جاذبه, کشش, فرجامخواهی, استینافPersian
- vedota, viehätysvoima, valitus, kiinnostavuus, haaste, kysyä, vetovoima, pyytää, haastaa, turvautuminen, viehättää, miellyttää, valittaa, vetoomusFinnish
- attrait, appel, appeler, interjeter, plaireFrench
- ath-èisdeachdScottish Gaelic
- fellebbez, fellebbezésHungarian
- appeleren, aantrekkelijk, in beroep gaan, beroep doen op, beroep, oproep, aantrekken, in hoger beroep gaan, aansprekenDutch
- podobać się, apelacjaPolish
- a face recurs, recurs, apela, atragere, atrage, apelRomanian
- воззвание, апелляция, нра́виться, обжа́ловать, понра́виться, опротесто́вывать, опротестова́ть, апелли́ровать, обжалование, призывRussian
- temyiz etmekTurkish
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