Definition of Appellant

1. Noun. The party who appeals a decision of a lower court.

Exact synonyms: Plaintiff In Error
Generic synonyms: Litigant, Litigator
Derivative terms: Appeal



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals). "Appellate court"
Exact synonyms: Appellate
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Partainyms: Appeal, Appeal
Derivative terms: Appeal, Appeal

Definition of Appellant

1. a. Relating to an appeal; appellate.

2. n. One who accuses another of felony or treason.

Definition of Appellant

1. Adjective. (legal) of or relating to appeals ¹

2. Noun. (legal) a litigant or party that is making an appeal in court. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Appellant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appellant

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appeased
appeaser
appeasers
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appeaseth
appeasing
appeasing(a)
appeasingly
appeasive
appel
appellable
appellancy
appellant (current term)
appellants
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appellate court
appellate courts
appellate jurisdiction
appellation
appellations
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appellatively
appellativeness
appellatives
appellatory
appellee
appellees

Literary usage of Appellant

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1. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"The appellant also objected, 4. That the plans of the works intended to ta executed, ... 61, | differed materially from the notice served on the appellant, ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"These were found August 2, 1918; one of them being against appellant alone, and charging perjury In a report made by him December 4, 1917, ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"... and directed a verdict in favor of the plaintiff. Defendant ex- cepted and appealed. Willis Smith, of Raleigh, for appellant Wm. H. & Thos. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"The appellant was rated to the relief of the poor of the town of Aberystwith, in the county nf Cardigan, in eight several rates from Aug. llth 1806 to Aug. ..."

5. The Analyst (1877)
"Mr. Segar appeared for the appellant, and Mr. Samuell for the respondent. The conviction took place under the;9th section of the act, which says that "no ..."

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