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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


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

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request earnestly (something from somebody)

challenge (a decision)

cite as an authority

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She added that Waite had suffered death threats in prison and that his brother John, who suffers from severe arthritis, is planning a 20-mile sponsored walk around Birmingham's 11A Outer Circle bus route to raise money for the legal appeal.
LENNOX the death row dog got a stay of execution yesterday after a legal appeal against an order to kill him stretched into next week.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for the expansion of Edgbaston Cricket Ground have launched a legal appeal even as construction gets underway.
THE British planespotters convicted of espionage in Greece were not spies, but were simply pursuing their hobby, their legal appeal was told yesterday.
However, due to a legal appeal pending against SEDENA, the use of explosives is limited to land owned by MSX, which includes the processing area.
His spokesman said: "They stopped Charlie receiving cards to do the art which we're selling to cover fees for his legal appeal.
But a legal appeal by one of the bidders, Central Tree Services Ltd, has stopped the council's leisure department awarding the tree pruning contract.
The British planespotters, including a Staffordshire man, convicted of espionage in Greece are not spies but were simply pursuing their hobby, their legal appeal was told last night.
A couple yesterday won the right to adopt a little girl despite a last ditch legal appeal by her real mum.
DERMOT McArdle has made a last-ditch legal appeal to escape jail for killing his wife.
She was angry that officials were recommending approval because a neighbour also had blue brick in their front wall and they might lose a legal appeal.
Next week's legal appeal for 12 British plane spotters convicted of spying in Greece could bring a 'positive development', Greek Prime Minister Costas Simitis said yesterday.
The committee was warned by planning officers that Vodafone, which wants a larger mast to increase coverage in the area, was likely to win a costly legal appeal over the decision.
The Glasgow-born psychopath complained he had the right to choose to die and launched a legal appeal to stop the force feeding.
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