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."