Appeal ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Appeal ( noun )

  1. A request for help or support.
  2. An act of asking someone to do something.
  3. An attempt to persuade someone to do something.
  4. The power to attract or interest someone.
  5. The right to ask a higher court to review a lower court's decision.

Origin:

Middle english appel, from old french apel, from latin appelare, from ad- + -pelare (from pella, pellet, ball).

Examples:

  1. The charity made an appeal for donations.
  2. He made an appeal to the public for information.
  3. An appeal to reason.
  4. The appeal of the new product.
  5. He filed an appeal with the court of appeals.

(As a verb)

Appeal ( verb )

  1. A request for help or support.
  2. An act of asking someone to do something.
  3. An attempt to persuade someone to do something.
  4. The power to attract or interest someone.
  5. The right to ask a higher court to review a lower court's decision.

Origin:

Middle english appel, from old french apel, from latin appelare, from ad- + -pelare (from pella, pellet, ball).

Examples:

  1. The charity made an appeal for donations.
  2. He made an appeal to the public for information.
  3. An appeal to reason.
  4. The appeal of the new product.
  5. He filed an appeal with the court of appeals.
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