Part of speech: verb
Definition: To accuse (someone of something). To apply for the removal of a cause from an inferior to a superior judge or court for the purpose of reexamination of for decision. --Tomlins. WP 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. To be attractive; as, that idea appeals to me means I find the idea attractive. To ask an umpire for a decision of whether a batsman is out or not
Part of speech: noun
Definition: (a) An application for the removal of a cause or suit from an inferior to a superior judge or court for reëxamination or review. (b) The mode of proceeding by which such removal is effected. (c) The right of appeal. (d) 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. (e) An accusation of a felon at common law by one of his accomplices, which accomplice was then called an approver. --Tomlins. --Bouvier. A summons to answer to a charge. --John Dryden. 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. Resort to physical means; recourse. The power to attract or interest the act, by the fielding side, of asking an umpire for a decision of whether a batsman is out or not.
Example sentence: It is like a voyage of discovery into unknown lands, seeking not for new territory but for new knowledge. It should appeal to those with a good sense of adventure.
Part of speech: verb
Definition: To pull toward without touchingTo arouse interestTo make someone feel sexually excited
Example sentence: I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.