(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"
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"
challenge (a decision); "She appealed the verdict"