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Definition of "Appeal" :

noun: (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."

noun: attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates

"His smile was part of his appeal to her."

noun: request for a sum of money

"An appeal to raise money for starving children."

noun: earnest or urgent request

"An appeal for help."

verb: request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection

"Appeal to somebody for help."

verb: cite as an authority; resort to

"I appealed to the law of 1900."

verb: be attractive to

"The idea of a vacation appeals to me."

verb: take a court case to a higher court for review

"He was found guilty but appealed immediately."

verb: challenge (a decision)

"She appealed the verdict."