Definition of "appealed" []

  • A request for relief, aid, etc (noun)
  • The power to attract, please, stimulate, or interest (noun)
  • An application or resort to another person or authority, esp a higher one, as for a decision or confirmation of a decision (noun)
  • The judicial review by a superior court of the decision of a lower tribunal (noun)
  • A request for such review (noun)
  • The right to such review (noun)
  • A verbal request to the umpire from one or more members of the fielding side to declare a batsman out (noun)
  • (formerly) a formal charge or accusation (noun)
  • To make an earnest request for relief, support, etc (verb)
  • To attract, please, stimulate, or interest (verb)
  • To apply to a superior court to review (a case or particular issue decided by a lower tribunal) (verb)
  • To resort (to), as for a decision or confirmation of a decision (verb)
  • To ask the umpire to declare a batsman out (verb)
  • To challenge the umpire's or referee's decision (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of appeal. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "appealed" in a sentence
  • "The name appealed to Navar because the tribe is well-known for its huge reservation that spans 27,000 square miles in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah; its membership that ranks among the top two for American Indian tribes; and its cultural beliefs that tie beauty to harmony."
  • "As a web designer, the title appealed to me instantly but it's a great starter tool even if you have no interest in web design."
  • "Though at first the title appealed to the bookworm in me, this gorgeous collection of essays is full of stunning articulations about the writer's relationship to writing (which changes as the political climate changes), to other women writers (from those who inspire to those who provoke), to the varied encounters and revelations that shape an artist's education."