Definition for appeal

noun as in request for help

noun as in power to attract, interest

verb as in request

verb as in attract, interest

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Example Sentences

No matter the flavor, they lack marshmallow stickiness and cloying sweetness of Rice Krispies treats, as well as the bake-sale appeal.

From Eater

Market-specific, rather than pan-regional, newsroom coverage will also grow the publisher’s appeal, he said.

From Digiday

Tichina Arnold might be the funniest person on screen, and a large part of her appeal comes from her willingness to tell it like it is.

From Ozy

Rodríguez is currently awaiting the outcome of the appeal in her case, a process that has been delayed for more than six months.

Platforms would also have to create complaint systems that notify users within 14 days of taking down their content and provide for appeals.

More to the point, Huckabee has a natural appeal to a party that has come to represent the bulk of working class white voters.

Having regional appeal is one thing; simply being a regional candidate is another.

In January, an appeal hearing will determine whether he qualifies for post-conviction relief.

“Basically, I was contacted and asked if an appeal could be opened on my behalf,” she told me from her home in Providence.

I was on Charlie Rose recently, and in discussing Marilyn Monroe he asked, what do you think was her great appeal?

He came back in due time, but bringing nothing for me, and I felt that my appeal had been in vain.

Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.

While Nature is thus speaking to a child through her light, her colour and her various forms, human art makes appeal also.

A burning crimson flushed over the cheek of Wharton, as Louis uttered this ardent appeal to friendship and to Heaven.

It was then that he heard for the first time Mamma's passionate appeal to him never to let Judy forget Mamma.


On this page you'll find 208 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appeal, such as: application, bid, call, claim, demand, and overture.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.