request for a sum of money
"an appeal to raise money for starving children"
(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"
attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
"his smile was part of his appeal to her"
earnest or urgent request
"an entreaty to stop the fighting"
"an appeal for help"
"an appeal to the public to keep calm"
cite as an authority
"He invoked the law that would save him"
"I appealed to the law of 1900"
"She invoked an ancient law"
challenge (a decision)
"She appealed the verdict"
be attractive to
"The idea of a vacation appeals to me"
"The beautiful garden attracted many people"
request earnestly (something from somebody)
ask for aid or protection
"appeal to somebody for help"
"Invoke God in times of trouble"
take a court case to a higher court for review
"He was found guilty but appealed immediately"