[ US /əˈpiɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɐpˈiːl/ ]
[ UK /ɐpˈiːl/ ]
cite as an authority; resort to
He invoked the law that would save him
She invoked an ancient law
I appealed to the law of 1900
take a court case to a higher court for review
He was found guilty but appealed immediately
request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
Invoke God in times of trouble
appeal to somebody for help
be attractive to
The idea of a vacation appeals to me
The beautiful garden attracted many people
challenge (a decision)
She appealed the verdict
(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
request for a sum of money
an appeal to raise money for starving children
attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
his smile was part of his appeal to her
earnest or urgent request
an entreaty to stop the fighting
an appeal for help
an appeal to the public to keep calm
How To Use appeal In A Sentence
- Your Honour, we have not appealed against that, but what we do say is that we have sufficient standing to obtain either of the prerogative writs if ultimately the Court were minded to grant them and we do not really need more than that.
- It avoids a phony moral high ground or fake appeals to the sanctity of multilateralism. Globe and Mail
- He appealed to all householders to continually check their security arrangements.
- One in 20 changed their marital status to appeal to employers and five per cent falsely claimed to play golf. The Sun
- The series was scripted to appeal to an international audience.
- The vital ingredient of popular appeal was not there despite several bids to rejig the story.
- The emphasis will continue to be on prod-ucts that gain the widest appeal and most acceptance within this group.
- Our simple submission is the majority in the Court of Appeal got it right for cogent and sound reasons.
- So there is a perennial temptation to appeal to the idea of arbitrariness when discussing the alleged informational nature of some biological causation. Biological Information
- Although, reading about his devastating sex appeal might have also helped.