Meaning of “appeal” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /əˈpiːl/
Extra Examples
They've just launched an appeal.The appeal raised over a million pounds.They broadcast an appeal on behalf of the famine victims.I saw the appeal on TV on Saturday.I heard an appeal last night on the radio.

a request to the public for money, information, or help:

The appeal raised over £2 million for AIDS research.

B2 the quality in someone or something that makes them attractive or enjoyable:

I've never understood the appeal of skiing.
LAW [ C ]

a request to a court of law to change a previous legal decision:

He won his appeal against his jail sentence.

(Definition of “appeal noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)