Appeal

What is Appeal?

Appeal definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
an earnest request for aid, support, sympathy, mercy, etc.; entreaty; petition; plea.
a request or reference to some person or authority for a decision, corroboration, judgment, etc.
Law. an application or proceeding for review by a higher tribunal.(in a legislative body or assembly) a formal question as to the correctness of a ruling by a presiding officer.Obsolete.a formal charge or accusation.

the power or ability to attract, interest, amuse, or stimulate the mind or emotions: The game has lost its appeal.
Obsolete. a summons or challenge.

verb (used without object)
to ask for aid, support, mercy, sympathy, or the like; make an earnest entreaty: The college appealed to its alumni for funds.
Law. to apply for review of a case or particular issue to a higher tribunal.

to have need of or ask for proof, a decision, corroboration, etc.
to be especially attractive, pleasing, interesting, or enjoyable: The red hat appeals to me.

verb (used with object)
Law. to apply for review of (a case) to a higher tribunal.Obsolete.to charge with a crime before a tribunal.

 

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