appeal
[əˈpiːl]
VERB
appeals (third person present) · appealed (past tense) · appealed (past participle) · appealing (present participle)
  1. make a serious, urgent, or heartfelt request.
    "police are appealing for information about the incident" ·
    "she appealed to Germany for political asylum"
    synonyms:
    ask urgently/earnestly · request urgently/earnestly ·
    make an urgent/earnest request · call · make a plea · plead · beg · sue
    • cricket
      (of the bowler or fielders) call on the umpire to declare a batsman out, traditionally with a shout of ‘How's that?’.
  2. law
    apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court.
    "he said he would appeal against the conviction"
    • NORTH AMERICAN
      apply to a higher court for a reversal of (the decision of a lower court).
      "they have 48 hours to appeal the decision"
    • (appeal to)
      try to persuade someone to do something by calling on (a particular principle or quality).
      "I appealed to his sense of justice"
      synonyms:
      implore · beg · beseech · entreat · call on · plead with · ask ·
      request · petition · pray to · apply to · solicit · exhort · adjure · invoke · lobby · obtest · obsecrate · impetrate
  3. be attractive or interesting.
    "the range of topics will appeal to youngsters"
    synonyms:
    attract · be attractive to · interest · be of interest to · please ·
    take someone's fancy · charm · engage · fascinate · intrigue · tempt · entice · allure · beguile · lure · invite · draw · whet someone's appetite · float someone's boat · tickle someone's fancy
    antonyms:
NOUN
appeals (plural noun)
  1. a serious, urgent, or heartfelt request.
    "his mother made an appeal for the return of the ring"
  2. law
    an application to a higher court for a decision to be reversed.
    "he has 28 days in which to lodge an appeal" ·
    "the right of appeal"
  3. a request for donations to support a charity or cause.
    "a public appeal to raise £120,000"
  4. the quality of being attractive or interesting.
    "the popular appeal of football"
ORIGIN
Middle English (in legal contexts): from Old French apel (noun), apeler (verb), from Latin appellare ‘to address’, based on ad- ‘to’ + pellere ‘to drive’.
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How to use appeal in a sentence?
apart from their obvious appeal to photographers, gigapixel images also hold tremendous potential for law enforcement and the military.
the Court of appeal held that there was no evidence to support the judge's assessment.
I won my appeal, but instead of reinstating me, they promptly sacked me again.
the appeal court was satisfied that the trial judge had misdirected the jury.
an appeal by the Crown against too lenient a sentence is simply not cricket.
police chiefs called a press conference to appeal for help from the public.
these brands appeal to downscale shoppers who are looking for a low price.
they rejected the notion that an intercessor was needed to appeal to God.
the costs involved in civil litigation may prevent a meritorious appeal.
good weather is an added bonus but the real appeal is the landscape.
he accepted the death sentence and refused to appeal for a reprieve.
his appeal extends way beyond the Bible Belt and the flyover states.
he won his appeal on the basis of a misdirection by the trial judge.
the big appeal of boardercross for many is racing against others.
the decisions of the appeal committee disclosed no error of law.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)appèl
(VERB)appelleer
Arabic (NOUN)النداء, الاستئناف, نداء, الطعن, مناشدة, استئناف, المناشدة, توجيه نداء, جاذبية
(VERB)يروق, تروق
Bangla আবেদন
Bosnian (Latin) žalba
Bulgarian (NOUN)обжалване, жалбата, Апелативния, жалбите, апел, привлекателност, призив, състав
(VERB)обжалва пред, апелирам, хареса
Cantonese (Traditional) 上訴
Catalan (NOUN)apel·lació, cassació, atractiu, crida, recurs
(VERB)apel.lar, atreure, recórrer, atraure
Chinese Simplified 上诉
Chinese Traditional 上訴
Croatian (NOUN)žalbu, apel, privlačnost, molbu
(VERB)apeliram, žaliti, svidjeti, privući, molba
Czech (NOUN)odvolání, opravný prostředek, přitažlivost, senátu, půvab
(VERB)apelovat, odvolat, obracím, osloví
Danish (NOUN)appel, anke, klage, indanke, tiltrækningskraft, opfordring
(VERB)appellere, opfordre, henstilling
Dutch (NOUN)beroep, hoger beroep, aantrekkingskracht, oproep, appèl, rechtsmiddel
(VERB)beroep doen, aanspreken, roep
Estonian (NOUN)kaebuse, apellatsioonkaebus, edasikaebamise, kaevata, üleskutse, vaidlustatud
(VERB)vaidlustada
Fijian kerekere
Filipino apela
Finnish (NOUN)valitus, muutosta, miellyttää, vetoomuksen, vetovoimaa
(VERB)vetoavat, miellytä
French (NOUN)appel, pourvoi, recours, attrait
(VERB)interjeter appel, plaire, appeler
German (NOUN)Appell, Rechtsmittel, Anklang, Berufung, Attraktivität, Beschwerde, Reiz, Anziehungskraft, Aufruf
(VERB)appellieren, ansprechen
Greek (NOUN)έκκληση, προσφυγή, έφεση, αίτηση αναιρέσεως, Εφετείο, αναίρεση, απήχηση
(VERB)απευθυνθεί, προσφύγει, εφεσιβάλλει
Haitian Creole fè apèl
Hebrew (NOUN)הערעור, ערעור, לערער, המגבית, לערעור, פנייה, המשיכה
(VERB)פונים
Hindi (NOUN)अपील
Hmong Daw kev plov meej
Hungarian (NOUN)fellebbezés, tetszésünket, jogorvoslati, vonzereje
(VERB)fellebbezni, vonzó
Icelandic (NOUN)höfða, áfrýjun
Indonesian (NOUN)banding, daya tarik, seruan, permohonan
(VERB)mengajukan banding
Italian (NOUN)appello, ricorso, impugnazione, fascino, attrattiva, richiamo
(VERB)appellarsi, fanno appello, presentare ricorso, ricorrere
Japanese (VERB)アピール, 訴える
(NOUN)魅力, 懇願, 不服申立て, 控訴, 上訴, 訴え, 訴求
Kiswahili (NOUN)rufaa
Korean (NOUN)호소, 항소, 어필, 매력, 호소력, 제기
(VERB)호소할, 끌
Latvian (NOUN)apelācijas, pārsūdzības, sūdzību, pievilcību, aicinājumu, lūgumu
(VERB)pārsūdzēt, patiktu
Lithuanian (NOUN)apeliacinį skundą, skundą, kreipimąsi, apskundimo, patrauklumą, potraukio
(VERB)apskųsti, kreiptis
Malagasy antso
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)rayuan, banding
(VERB)merayu
Maltese (NOUN)appell
(VERB)tappella
Norwegian Bokmål anken
Persian (NOUN)تجدید نظر, فرجام, جاذبه, استیناف, توسل, درخواست, جذابیت
Polish (NOUN)odwołania, apel, Kwesty, atrakcyjność, uciekać
(VERB)apelem, odwołać, przemawia
Portuguese (NOUN)apelo, recurso, atração
(VERB)apelar, recorrer, atrair, agradar
Querétaro Otomi hño
Romanian (NOUN)recurs, apel, atac, atractivitatea
(VERB)apela, contesta
Russian (NOUN)апелляции, призыв, обжалование, обращение, воззвание, жалобу
(VERB)обращаюсь, обжаловать, призываем, апеллировать, подать апелляцию
Samoan talosaga
Serbian (Cyrillic) жалбу
Serbian (Latin) žalbu
Slovak (NOUN)odvolanie, opravný prostriedok, príťažlivosť, Senátu, komora
(VERB)odvolať, apelovať
Slovenian (NOUN)pritožbe, priziv, privlačnost, poziv, pravno sredstvo
(VERB)pritoži
Spanish (NOUN)apelación, llamamiento, súplica, atractivo, recurso, abrogue, casación
(VERB)apelar, atraer, recurrir
Swedish (NOUN)överklagande, vädjan, uppmaning, upprop, appell
(VERB)vädja, överklaga, tilltala
Tahitian piiraa
Tamil மேல்முறையீடு
Telugu విజ్ఞప్తి
Thai (NOUN)อุทธรณ์
Tongan Kole
Turkish (NOUN)itiraz, temyiz, çekiciliği, Itiraz, cazip
(VERB)hitap, temyize, sesleniyorum
Ukrainian (NOUN)апеляцію, оскарження, привабливість, заклик, звернення, призов
(VERB)звертаюся, оскаржити, звернутися
Urdu (NOUN)اپیل, کشش
Vietnamese (NOUN)hấp dẫn, kêu gọi
Welsh (NOUN)apêl, hapêl
(VERB)apelio
Yucatec Maya recurso
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