appeal

  • 1 appeal — ap·peal 1 /ə pēl/ n [Old French apel, from apeler to call, accuse, appeal, from Latin appellare]: a proceeding in which a case is brought before a higher court for review of a lower court s judgment for the purpose of convincing the higher court… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Appeal — Ap*peal , n. [OE. appel, apel, OF. apel, F. appel, fr. appeler. See {Appeal}, v. t.] 1. (Law) (a) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for re[ e]xamination or review. (b) The mode of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 appeal — [n1] request for help address, adjuration, application, bid, call, claim, demand, entreaty, imploration, importunity, invocation, overture, petition, plea, prayer, proposal, proposition, question, recourse, requisition, solicitation, submission,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 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

  • 8 Appeal — request by the provider of the object of conformity assessment to the conformity assessment body or accreditation body for reconsideration by that body of a decision it has made relating to that object (p. 6.4 ISO/IEC 17000:2004). Источник …

    Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • 9 appeal — A request to the U.S. District Court (or the bankruptcy appellate panel if there is one in the circuit) to review a decision of the bankruptcy court. A request to the Circuit Court of Appeals to review a decision of the U.S. District Court (or… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 10 appeal — /ə pi:l/, it. /a p:il/ s. ingl. (propr. appello, attrazione ), usato in ital. al masch. [capacità di attirare] ▶◀ attrazione, fascino, richiamo, [in senso erotico] sex appeal …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 11 appeal — /apˈpil, ingl. əˈpiːl/ [lett. «richiamo»] s. m. inv. fascino, richiamo, attrazione □ sex appeal …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 12 appeal — n plea, *prayer, petition, suit Analogous words: entreating or entreaty, beseeching, supplicating or supplication, imploring (see corresponding verbs at BEG): soliciting or solicitation, requesting or request, asking (see corresponding verbs at… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 appeal — ► VERB 1) make a serious or heartfelt request. 2) be attractive or interesting: activities that appeal to all. 3) Law apply to a higher court for a reversal of a lower court s decision. 4) Cricket (of the bowler or fielders) call on the umpire to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 appeal to — index bait (lure), pray, propitiate, solicit, urge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 Appeal — ↑ Appell …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 16 Appeal — For other uses, see Appeal (disambiguation). An appeal is a petition for review of a case that has been decided by a court of law. The petition is made to a higher court for the purpose of overturning the lower court s decision. The District of… …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 appeal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 attraction/interest ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, great, growing, obvious, powerful, special, strong ▪ immediate, i …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 appeal — ▪ I. appeal ap‧peal 1 [əˈpiːl] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] LAW an official request to a higher authority for a decision made by a court, committee etc to be changed: • The company s appeal against the assessment will be determined at the… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 19 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;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 appeal — ap|peal1 W1S2 [əˈpi:l] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(request)¦ 2¦(request for money)¦ 3¦(request to change decision)¦ 4¦(being attractive)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(REQUEST)¦ an urgent request for something important appeal for ▪ The police have issued a new ap …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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