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Synonyms for appeal

Synonyms for appeal

an earnest or urgent request

an application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

to make an earnest or urgent request

to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

to make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

Synonyms

to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

Synonyms for appeal

attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates

(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

request for a sum of money

take a court case to a higher court for review

Related Words

request earnestly (something from somebody)

challenge (a decision)

cite as an authority

References in classic literature ?
But in Princess Drubetskaya's case he felt, after her second appeal, something like qualms of conscience.
She was angry again, and the feminine appeal had disappeared.
And soberly he continued to regard the mate when he went aft and threatened to knock the "Song of Songs" and the rest of the Old Testament out of the black helmsman whose smile of teeth was as humbly gentle and placating as Jerry's had been when he made his appeal.
When the morning came, I decided to appeal to my husband's confidence in me.
My heart beat fast, my voice faltered--but I summoned courage enough to take his hand, and to make a last appeal to him.
John Barleycorn makes his appeal to weakness and failure, to weariness and exhaustion.
As well as to weakness and exhaustion, does he appeal to too much strength, to superabundant vitality, to the ennui of idleness.
The Appeal to Reason was a weekly, and its regular circulation amongst the proletariat was seven hundred and fifty thousand.
The Appeal paid union wages; and, in fact, was the backbone of the town, giving employment to hundreds of men and women.
I congratulate myself, Sir Patrick, on having your ability and experience to appeal to in the conduct of the pending inquiry.
In the second place, we are all equally desirous--whatever difference of opinion may otherwise exist--to make this informal inquiry a means, if possible, of avoiding the painful publicity which would result from an appeal to a Court of Law.
There was one circumstance which, though he did not appeal to it, had much weight with me in his favour, and that was the word jointure in the taylor's letter, whereas my aunt never had been married, and this Mr Fitzpatrick well knew.
I shall await the result of your appeal in fear and trembling.
I will not plead out of my own heart," I went on; "I will not appeal to the love which has survived all changes and all shocks-- I will rest my only vindication of myself for thinking of her, and speaking of her as my wife, on what I have just said.
Why, then, to make it clearer to you, sir, I beg to let you know that when I address what I call a properly-worded appeal, and an urgent appeal, and a delicate appeal, to an individual, for a small temporary accommodation, easily within his power--easily within his power, mind