n.恳求；呼吁, 上诉, 吸引力
v.呼吁, 有吸引力, 求助, 诉请
Her eyes held a look of silent appeal.
The new fashion soon lost its appeal.
Does jazz hold any appeal for you?
She appealed to the high court against her sentence.
His lawyer decided to take an appeal to a higher court.
He was appealing for funds to build a new school.
earnest or urgent request
attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates
(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
request for a sum of money
take a court case to a higher court for review
request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection
challenge (a decision)
cite as an authority; resort to
1. 呼吁, 恳求[(+to/for)][+to-v]
He appealed to me for help.
He appealed to his friends for support.
2. 诉诸, 求助[(+to)]
We will appeal to a great variety of sources of information.
3. 有吸引力, 迎合爱好[W][(+to)]
The idea appealed to Mary.
He appealed against the five-year sentence he had been given.
5. (体育比赛中)诉诸裁判, 诉请裁决[(+to/against)]
He appealed his case to a higher court.
1. 呼吁, 请求[C][U][(+to/for)]
He made one last appeal to his father to forgive him.
2. 吸引力, 感染力[U]
These subjects have lost their appeal for most students.
His appeal for forgiveness went unanswered.
We made an appeal to the villagers for money to build the bridge.
This kind of music hasn't much appeal for me.
This job rather appeals to me.
vt. & vi.
Five times he appealed the case, always losing.