appeal


appeal
I
n.
request
request for review

1) to make an appeal

2) (legal) to file, lodge, make; lose; win an appeal

3) (legal) to take an appeal to a higher court

4) (also legal) to deny, dismiss, reject, throw out an appeal

5) a desperate, urgent; eloquent, irresistible, ringing, stirring; emotional; final, last appeal

6) an appeal against, from; for; to (to file an appeal against a decision; to make an appeal to the public for donations; there is no appeal from a verdict of the higher court)

attraction

7) box-office; sales; sex; snob appeal

II
v.

1) (D; intr.) ('to request a review') to appeal against (to appeal against a decision)

2) (D; intr.) ('to request') to appeal for; to (they appealed to us for help)

3) (d; intr.) ('to request') to appeal to smb. to + inf. (he appealed to them to support his campaign)

4) (d; intr.) to appeal to ('to resort to') (to appeal to common sense)

5) (d; intr.) to appeal to ('to please') (he doesn't appeal to her)

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[ə'piːl]
emotional
final
for
from
irresistible
last appeal
ringing
snob
stirring
throw out an appeal
win an appeal
to (they appealed to us for help)
(D; intr.) ('to request') to appeal for
(also legal) to deny
(legal) to file
(legal) to take an appeal to a higher court
['attraction'] box-office
['request'] ['request for review'] to make an appeal
a desperate
an appeal against
(d; intr.) to appeal to (he doesn't appeal to her; 'to please')
(d; intr.) ('to request') to appeal to smb. to + inf. (he appealed to them to support his campaign)
(D; intr.) ('to request a review') to appeal against (to appeal against a decision)
(d; intr.) to appeal to (to appeal to common sense; 'to resort to')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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  • appeal — [ə pēl′] vt. [ME apelen < OFr apeler < L appellare, to accost, apply to, appeal; iterative < appellere, to prepare < ad , to + pellere: see FELT1] 1. to make a request to a higher court for the rehearing or review of (a case) 2. Obs.… …   English World dictionary

  • Appeal — Ap*peal , v. t. 1. (Law) To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of re[ e]xamination of for decision. Tomlins. [1913 Webster] I appeal unto C[ae]sar. Acts xxv. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • appeal — The transitive use as a legal term is AmE (e.g. • The US government plans to appeal the cotton ruling, and it could be years before any penalties kick in Reason Magazine, 2004). The equivalent in BrE is appeal against • (Mr Marshall s legal… …   Modern English usage

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  • appeal — /apˈpil, ingl. əˈpiːl/ [lett. «richiamo»] s. m. inv. fascino, richiamo, attrazione □ sex appeal …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione


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