HyperDic: appeal

English > 9 senses of the word appeal:
NOUNcommunicationappeal, entreaty, prayerearnest or urgent request
attributeappeal, appealingness, charmattractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
actappeal(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 / granting of a new trial
communicationappeal, solicitation, collection, ingatheringrequest for a sum of money
VERBsocialappealtake a court case to a higher court for review
communicationappeal, invokerequest earnestly (something from somebody)
emotionappeal, attractbe attractive to
socialappealchallenge (a decision)
communicationappeal, invokecite as an authority
appeal > pronunciation
Soundsahpiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > appeal: 9 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningearnest or urgent request.
Examples
  • "an appeal for help"
  • "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
Synonymsentreaty, prayer
NarroweradjurationA solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something
courtship, wooing, courting, suitA man's courting of a woman
demagoguery, demagogyimpassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace
solicitationAn entreaty addressed to someone of superior status
suitA petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank
supplication, pleaA humble request for help from someone in authority
Broaderrequest, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Spanishimploración, petición, ruego, súplica
Catalanimploració, instància, prec, súplica
Verbsappealrequest earnestly (something from somebody)
English > appeal: 9 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAttractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates.
Example"his smile was part of his appeal to her"
Synonymsappealingness, charm
Narrowersiren call, siren songThe enticing appeal of something alluring but potentially dangerous
winsomenesschildlike charm or appeal
BroaderattractivenessSexual allure
Spanishatractivo, encanto, gancho, seducción
Catalanencant, encís
Verbsappealbe attractive to
English > appeal: 9 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(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 / granting of a new trial.
Example"their appeal was denied in the superior court"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderproceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Spanishapelación
Catalanapel·lació
Adjectivesappellate, appellantof or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
Verbsappealtake a court case to a higher court for review
appealchallenge (a decision)
English > appeal: 9 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningrequest for a sum of money.
Example"an appeal to raise money for starving children"
Synonymssolicitation, collection, ingathering
Narrowerwhip-round(British) solicitation of money usually for a benevolent purpose
Broaderrequest, petition, postulationA formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
Spanishcolecta, petición, petitoria, solicitud
Catalancol·lecta
English > appeal: 9 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTake a court case to a higher court for review.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
Broaderchallengeissue a challenge to
Spanishapelar, recurrir
Adjectivesappealablecapable of being appealed especially to a higher tribunal
appellantof or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
Nounsappeal(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 / granting of a new trial
appellantthe party who appeals a decision of a lower court
English > appeal: 9 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningrequest earnestly (something from somebody) ; ask for aid or protection.
PatternSomething ----s to somebody
Example"appeal to somebody for help"
Synonyminvoke
Narrowercall on, turnHave recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to
pleadappeal or request earnestly
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Spanishrequerir
Catalanrequerir
Nounsappealearnest or urgent request
English > appeal: 9 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningBe attractive to.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The idea of a vacation appeals to me"
Synonymattract
Entailed bytempt, alluredispose or incline or entice to
NarrowerbeckonAppear inviting
capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchantattract
Oppositerepel, repulseBe repellent to
Spanishapelar, atraer
Catalanabellir, atreure
Nounsappealattractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
English > appeal: 9 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningchallenge (a decision).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She appealed the verdict"
Broaderchallenge, take exceptionRaise a formal objection in a court of law
Spanishapelar
Adjectivesappealablecapable of being appealed especially to a higher tribunal
appellantof or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)
Nounsappeal(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 / granting of a new trial
English > appeal: 9 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningcite as an authority; resort to.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example "I appealed to the law of 1900"
Synonyminvoke
Broadermention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refermake reference to
Spanishapelar, invocar
Catalaninvocar

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