Request earnestly (something from somebody); ask for aid or protection; "appeal to somebody for help"; "Invoke God in times of trouble"
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"
Be attractive to; "The idea of a vacation appeals to me"; "The beautiful garden attracted many people"
Take a court case to a higher court for review; "He was found guilty but appealed immediately"
Challenge (a decision); "She appealed the verdict"
(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"
(v. t.) To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred); as, to appease the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease hunger or thirst.