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Appeal vs. Beseech

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Appealverb

(intransitive) To call upon another to decide a question controverted, to corroborate a statement, to vindicate one's rights, etc.

Beseechverb

to beg or implore a person

Appealverb

(intransitive) To call on (someone) for aid

‘I appeal to all of you to help the orphans.’;

Beseechverb

to request or beg for

Appealverb

To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reexamination or for decision.

Beseechnoun

(archaic) A request.

Appealverb

(intransitive) To be attractive.

‘That idea appeals to me.’;

Beseechverb

To ask or entreat with urgency; to supplicate; to implore.

‘I beseech you, punish me not with your hard thoughts.’; ‘But Eve . . . besought his peace.’;

Appealverb

To ask an umpire for a decision on whether a batsman is out or not, usually by saying "How's that" or "Howzat".

Beseechnoun

Solicitation; supplication.

Appealverb

To accuse (someone of something).

Beseechverb

ask for or request earnestly;

‘The prophet bid all people to become good persons’;

Appealverb

To summon; to challenge.

Beseech

Beseech is a gothic metal band from Borås, Sweden. They disbanded in 2006, and re-formed with a different line-up at the end of 2013.

Appealverb

To invoke (used with to).

Appealnoun

(legal)

Appealnoun

An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for re-examination or review.

Appealnoun

The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected.

Appealnoun

The right of appeal.

Appealnoun

An accusation; a process which formerly might be instituted by one private person against another for some heinous crime demanding punishment for the particular injury suffered, rather than for the offense against the public.

Appealnoun

An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver.

Appealnoun

A summons to answer to a charge.

Appealnoun

A call to a person or an authority for help, proof or a decision; entreaty.

‘He made an appeal for volunteers to help at the festival.’;

Appealnoun

(cricket) The act, by the fielding side, of asking an umpire for a decision on whether a batsman is out or not.

Appealnoun

Resort to physical means; recourse.

Appealnoun

The power to attract or interest.

Appealverb

To make application for the removal of (a cause) from an inferior to a superior judge or court for a rehearing or review on account of alleged injustice or illegality in the trial below. We say, the cause was appealed from an inferior court.

Appealverb

To summon; to challenge.

‘Man to man will I appeal the Norman to the lists.’;

Appealverb

To invoke.

Appealverb

To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reëxamination of for decision.

‘I appeal unto Cæsar.’;

Appealverb

To call upon another to decide a question controverted, to corroborate a statement, to vindicate one's rights, etc.; as, I appeal to all mankind for the truth of what is alleged. Hence: To call on one for aid; to make earnest request.

‘I appeal to the Scriptures in the original.’; ‘They appealed to the sword.’;

Appealnoun

An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reëxamination or review.

Appealnoun

A summons to answer to a charge.

Appealnoun

A call upon a person or an authority for proof or decision, in one's favor; reference to another as witness; a call for help or a favor; entreaty.

‘A kind of appeal to the Deity, the author of wonders.’;

Appealnoun

Resort to physical means; recourse.

‘Every milder method is to be tried, before a nation makes an appeal to arms.’;

Appealnoun

earnest or urgent request;

‘an entreaty to stop the fighting’; ‘an appeal for help’; ‘an appeal to the public to keep calm’;

Appealnoun

attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates;

‘his smile was part of his appeal to her’;

Appealnoun

(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’;

Appealnoun

request for a sum of money;

‘an appeal to raise money for starving children’;

Appealverb

take a court case to a higher court for review;

‘He was found guilty but appealed immediately’;

Appealverb

request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection;

‘appeal to somebody for help’; ‘Invoke God in times of trouble’;

Appealverb

be attractive to;

‘The idea of a vacation appeals to me’; ‘The beautiful garden attracted many people’;

Appealverb

challenge (a decision);

‘She appealed the verdict’;

Appealverb

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’;

Appeal

In law, an appeal is the process in which cases are reviewed by a higher authority, where parties request a formal change to an official decision. Appeals function both as a process for error correction as well as a process of clarifying and interpreting law.

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