Definition of "appeals" [appeals]

  • 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)
  • Plural form of appeal. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of appeal. (verb)

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Use "appeals" in a sentence
  • "For conventional medical providers, however, “alternative” suggests a loss of income, while the term appeals to consumers for the same reason."
  • "The title appeals to my ego and, more importantly, I like the idea of being in control of my destiny."
  • "Ewyer said that developer Treasure made sure that the title appeals to everyone -- pleasing both fans and newcomers to the"