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Another word for appeal

Noun
  1. An earnest or urgent request

  2. See also:

    ask

  3. An application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

  4. See also:

    law

    ask

Another word for appeal

Verb
  1. To make an earnest or urgent request

  2. See also:

    ask

  3. To bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

  4. See also:

    request

  5. To make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law

  6. See also:

    law

  7. To direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

  8. See also:

    like

Synonym Study

  • Pray and supplicate suggest humility in entreaty and imply that the request is addressed to God or to a superior authority, supplicate in addition suggesting a kneeling or other abjectly prayerful attitude
  • Petition implies a formal request, usually in writing and in accordance with established rights
  • Sue implies respectful or formal solicitation for redress, a favor, etc.
  • Plead , applied to formal statements in court answering to allegations or charges, carries into general usage the implication of entreaty by argument she pleaded for tolerance
  • Appeal implies an earnest, sometimes urgent request and in legal usage connotes resort to a higher court or authority