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〔 әˋpil 〕


〔 әˊpiːl 〕

Overview of noun appeal

The noun appeal has 4 senses

  • entreaty, prayer, appeal -- (earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm")

  • appeal, appealingness, charm -- (attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her")

  • appeal -- ((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")

  • solicitation, appeal, collection, ingathering -- (request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children")

Overview of verb appeal

The verb appeal has 5 senses

  • appeal -- (take a court case to a higher court for review; "He was found guilty but appealed immediately")

  • appeal, invoke -- (request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble")

  • attract, appeal -- (be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people")

  • appeal -- (challenge (a decision); "She appealed the verdict")

  • invoke, appeal -- (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")