noun: (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
Example: "Their appeal was denied in the superior court"
noun: attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
Example: "His smile was part of his appeal to her"
noun: request for a sum of money
Example: "An appeal to raise money for starving children"
noun: earnest or urgent request
Example: "An appeal for help"
verb: take a court case to a higher court for review
Example: "He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
verb: challenge (a decision)
Example: "She appealed the verdict"
verb: request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection