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appeals, 3rd person singular present; appealing, present participle; appealed, past tense; appealed, past participle;
  1. Make a serious or urgent request, typically to the public
    • - police are appealing for information about the incident
    • - she appealed to Germany for political asylum
  2. Apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court
    • - he said he would appeal against the conviction
    • - they have 48 hours to appeal the decision
  3. (of the defensive team) Call on the umpire to rule a strike or out on a completed play

  4. Address oneself to (a principle or quality in someone) in anticipation of a favorable response
    • - I appealed to his sense of justice
  5. Be attractive or interesting
    • - the range of topics will appeal to youngsters
  1. A serious or urgent request, typically one made to the public
    • - his mother made an appeal for the return of the ring
  2. An attempt to obtain financial support
    • - a public appeal to raise $120,000
  3. Entreaty
    • - a look of appeal on his face
  4. An application to a higher court for a decision to be reversed
    • - he has 28 days in which to lodge an appeal
    • - the right of appeal
  5. An address to a principle or quality in anticipation of a favorable response
    • - an appeal to black pride
  6. The quality of being attractive or interesting
    • - the popular appeal of football

  1. take a court case to a higher court for review; "He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
  2. entreaty: earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
  3. request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
  4. attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her"
  5. (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"
  6. attract: be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
  7. In law, an appeal is a process for requesting a formal change to an official decision.
  8. In baseball, an appeal play occurs when a member of the defensive team calls the attention of an umpire to an infraction which he would otherwise ignore.
  9. In the sport of cricket, an appeal is the act of a player on the fielding team asking an umpire for a decision regarding whether a batsman is out or not. According to the Laws of Cricket, an umpire may not rule a batsman out unless the fielding side appeals. ...
  10. In parliamentary procedure, an appeal from the decision of the chair is used to challenge a ruling of the chair.
  11. The Appeal is a 2008 novel by John Grisham, his twenty-first book and his first fictional legal thriller since The Broker was published in 2005. It was published by Doubleday and released in hardcover in the United States on January 29, 2008. ...
  12. (a) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reëxamination or review. (b) The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected. (c) The right of appeal. ...
  13. (APPEALED) Appeal on decision is filed and pending.
  14. (appealing) claims by players for a foul, expressed by the raising of mallets above the head.
  15. (Appeals) The Education Acts give parents rights of appeal against certain decisions relating to admission to schools, special educational provision and permanent exclusion from school.
  16. (Appeals) Procedure: If you have a grievance about a decision, you have the right to appeal. An Appeals Report should be obtained from you tutor, completed and submitted to Allonus Ltd.
  17. (Appeals (Staff Appeals)) A process which allows Commission staff to grant a one-year extension or reissue a credential or permit when an applicant verifies good cause for not completing renewal requirements.
  18. (Appeals) A driver can appeal their conviction in the Law Division, Criminal Part of the Superior Court. A driver has 20 days to file an appeal. The driver must also pay a filing fee of $50, and pay for the transcripts which cost about $200. The time limits to file an appeal are very strict.
  19. (Appeals) After a defendant has been found guilty by way of trial, the defense attorney may request a higher court to change the lower court’s decision.
  20. (Appeals) If a financial aid package is not as helpful as a student was hoping, he or she can appeal for a reconsideration. This often requires a written statement of appeal and extensive documentation.
  21. (Appeals) Once the Judge has handed down Judgment and costs awards have been dealt with, the losing party can consider applying for permission to appeal all or part of the Judgment. ...
  22. (Appeals) Rhetorical devices used to enhance the plausibility of one's argument; Aristotle's appeals included ethos, logos, and pathos.
  23. (Appeals) Someone asks for a hearing to change the court’s decision. Any court decision is subject to an appeal. Appeals can take several months to resolve.
  24. (Appeals) Students get a chance to submit written appeals as a group and challenge "incorrect" answers. Appeals which are granted restore credit for the questions missed. ...
  25. (Appeals) You have the option of appealing the grading you've received on any exam question (or assignment).  To do so, type on a separate sheet of paper your rationale for why you should receive credit for the question.  Be sure to frame your argument carefully and concisely. ...