1. Earnest or urgent request (synset 107201488)
    "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
  2. Attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates (synset 104694682)
    "his smile was part of his appeal to her"
  3. (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 (synset 101188101)
    "their appeal was denied in the superior court"
  4. Request for a sum of money (synset 106525755)
    "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
  1. Take a court case to a higher court for review (synset 202503235)
    "He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
  2. Request earnestly (something from somebody);
    Ask for aid or protection (synset 200757492)
    "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
  3. Be attractive to (synset 201811849)
    "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
  4. Challenge (a decision) (synset 202503473)
    "She appealed the verdict"
  5. Cite as an authority;
    Resort to (synset 201026873)
    "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"

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