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1. appeal

noun. ['əˈpiːl'] (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.

Synonyms

  • proceeding
  • legal proceeding

Antonyms

  • unspell
  • disenchant
  • displease

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

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How do you pronounce appeal?

Pronounce appeal as əˈpil.

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Example sentences of the word appeal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Businesses that perform best know how to identify these segments and appeal to them accordingly.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Lessons and activities that are hands-on in nature and incorporate working as a team often appeal to teenagers.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Even within a country, a brand can develop different advertising campaigns that appeal to different tastes and preferences.

Quotes containing the word appeal


1. I'm kind of a good girl - and I'm not. I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I'm a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That's what the stories in my music do.
- Katy Perry

2. It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
- Andy Rooney

3. On 'Sufferer,' I'm talking about the younger generation that has no other option for success than to find a gun somewhere. I try to appeal to them: 'I know you a sufferer, but it doesn't mean that you can't or shouldn't expect any better.' It's a lot different than from what I usually say, like, 'Get busy, shake that thing.'
- Sean Paul

2. appeal

noun. ['əˈpiːl'] earnest or urgent request.

Synonyms

  • demagogy
  • adjuration
  • suit
  • courtship
  • prayer
  • entreaty
  • demagoguery
  • asking
  • supplication
  • solicitation
  • request
  • plea
  • courting

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • forfeit
  • curse
  • bless

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

3. appeal

noun. ['əˈpiːl'] attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates.

Synonyms

  • charm
  • winsomeness
  • siren song
  • siren call
  • appealingness

Antonyms

  • bore
  • consciousness
  • get off
  • detach

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

4. appeal

verb. ['əˈpiːl'] take a court case to a higher court for review.

Antonyms

  • acidify

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

5. appeal

verb. ['əˈpiːl'] request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection.

Synonyms

  • call for
  • plead
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • turn
  • request
  • call on

Antonyms

  • heat
  • relax
  • tense
  • boil

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

6. appeal

verb. ['əˈpiːl'] be attractive to.

Synonyms

  • enchant
  • fascinate
  • attract
  • beguile
  • entrance
  • becharm
  • trance
  • enamor
  • enamour
  • catch
  • captivate
  • bewitch
  • capture
  • beckon

Antonyms

  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well
  • close

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

7. appeal

noun. ['əˈpiːl'] request for a sum of money.

Synonyms

  • postulation
  • petition
  • whip-round
  • solicitation
  • request
  • collection

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay
  • disagree

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

8. appeal

verb. ['əˈpiːl'] cite as an authority; resort to.

Synonyms

  • advert
  • mention
  • bring up
  • cite
  • name
  • refer

Antonyms

  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)

9. appeal

verb. ['əˈpiːl'] challenge (a decision).

Synonyms

  • challenge

Antonyms

  • homogenise
  • reduce

Etymology

  • apeler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • appello (Latin)
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