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Synonyms for appeal

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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


to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

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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

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2007) (determining trial court's sound discretion will not be reversed unless there is abuse of discretion).
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Ong insisted that Diaz committed grave abuse of discretion considering that the three are "not qualified to be discharged as state witnesses as the conditions/requirements under the rule are not met" and being under the Witness Protection Program "does not necessarily mean that they are automatically qualified to be discharged as accused."
'We were informed that his lawyers had filed a petition for certiorari citing grave abuse of discretion,' Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said in a text message Thursday.
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COURT'S OPINION: The Court of Appeals of Texas held that Mandamus will issue to correct a clear abuse of discretion when there is no adequate remedy by appeal.
That decision held that the granting of more challenges than provided by law was subject to review for an abuse of discretion. In conducting that review of the court felt that it was incumbent on it to determine whether the granting of the additional challenges was inconsistent with an efficient and orderly judicial process.
The court found no abuse of discretion in the district court's award of $51,786 in attorney's fees.
The Tax Court reviewed the Service's action under the "abuse of discretion" standard.
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The senators argued that Palace alone cannot unilaterally repeal a law or withdraw from a treaty or international agreement, thus, doing such may be considered a grave abuse of discretion.
(APBPI) told the SC that the CA committed grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction in issuing the 60-day temporary restraining order (TRO).