Definition of Appeal. Meaning of Appeal. Synonyms of Appeal

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Definition of Appeal

Appeal
Appeal Ap*peal", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appealed; p. pr. & vb. n. Appealing.] [OE. appelen, apelen, to appeal, accuse, OF. appeler, fr. L. appellare to approach, address, invoke, summon, call, name; akin to appellere to drive to; ad + pellere to drive. See Pulse, and cf. Peal.] 1. (Law) (a) To make application for the removal of (a cause) from an inferior to a superior judge or court for a rehearing or review on account of alleged injustice or illegality in the trial below. We say, the cause was appealed from an inferior court. (b) To charge with a crime; to accuse; to institute a private criminal prosecution against for some heinous crime; as, to appeal a person of felony. 2. To summon; to challenge. [Archaic] Man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists. --Sir W. Scott. 3. To invoke. [Obs.] --Milton.

Meaning of Appeal from wikipedia

- an appeal is the process in which cases are reviewed by a higher authority, where parties request a formal change to an official decision. Appeals function...
- 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...
- An appeal to probability (or appeal to possibility, also known as possibiliter ergo probabiliter, "possibly, therefore probably") is the logical fallacy...
- Appeal to tradition (also known as argumentum ad antiquitatem or argumentum ad antiquitam, appeal to antiquity, or appeal to common practice) is an argument...
- An appeal to pity (also called argumentum ad misericordiam, the sob story, or the Galileo argument) is a fallacy in which someone tries to win support...
- An appeal to spite (Latin: argumentum ad odium) is a fallacy in which someone attempts to win favor for an argument by exploiting existing feelings of...
- The Commercial Appeal (also known as the Memphis Commercial Appeal) is a daily newspaper of Memphis, Tennessee, and its surrounding metropolitan area...
- Curb Appeal is a half-hour TV series that has aired on HGTV in the United States from September 30, 1999 to the present, exploring how a house's outside...
- An appellate court, commonly called a court of appeals, appeal court, court of appeal (British English), court of second instance or second instance court...
- Appeal to consequences, also known as argumentum ad consequentiam (Latin for "argument to the consequence"), is an argument that concludes a hypothesis...