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Appeal - Vonaka. humelela. xela.

Appeal is an English word meaning "Vonaka‚ humelela, xela." in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of appeal
- Appeal n
- Earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm" [syn: {entreaty}, {prayer}]
- Attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates; "his smile was part of his appeal to her" [syn: {appealingness}, {charm}]
- (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; "their appeal was denied in the superior court"
- Request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children" [syn: {solicitation}, {collection}, {ingathering}] v
- Take a court case to a higher court for review; "He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
- Request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble" [syn: {invoke}]
- Be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people" [syn: {attract}] [ant: {repel}]
- Challenge (a decision); "She appealed the verdict"
- Cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law" [syn: {invoke}]
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