Synonyms of appeal in English:

appeal


See definition of appeal

verb

1‘police are appealing for information’

SYNONYMS

ask earnestly, ask urgently, request earnestly, request urgently, make an earnest request, make an urgent request, call, make a plea, plead, beg

sue

2‘Andrew appealed to me to help them’

SYNONYMS

implore, beg, beseech, entreat, call on, plead with, ask, request, petition, pray to, apply to, solicit, exhort, adjure, invoke

lobby

rare obtest, obsecrate, impetrate

3‘the thought of travelling appealed to me’

SYNONYMS

attract, be attractive to, interest, be of interest to, please, take someone's fancy, charm, engage, fascinate, intrigue, tempt, entice, allure, beguile, lure, invite, draw, whet someone's appetite

informal float someone's boat, tickle someone's fancy

ANTONYMS

bore, leave someone cold


noun

1‘an emotional appeal for help’

SYNONYMS

plea, earnest request, urgent request, entreaty, cry, cry from the heart, call, petition, prayer, supplication, solicitation, application, overture, suit

cri de cœur

de profundis

archaic orison

rare imploration, adjuration, obtestation, impetration, obsecration

2‘the cultural appeal of the island’

SYNONYMS

attraction, attractiveness, interest, allure, charm, enchantment, fascination, beauty, charisma, magnetism, temptation, seductiveness, drawing power, enticement

informal pull

3‘on 13 March 1992, the Court allowed the appeal’

SYNONYMS

retrial, reconsideration, re-examination