What does appellant mean?

Definitions for appellant
əˈpɛl əntap·pel·lant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appellant, plaintiff in erroradjective

    the party who appeals a decision of a lower court

  2. appellate, appellantadjective

    of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)

    "appellate court"

Wiktionary

  1. appellantnoun

    a litigant or party that is making an appeal in court.

    The appellant made her submissions to the court

    Etymology: from apelant

  2. appellantadjective

    of or relating to appeals

    Etymology: from apelant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appellantadjective

    relating to an appeal; appellate

    Etymology: [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

  2. Appellantnoun

    one who accuses another of felony or treason

    Etymology: [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

  3. Appellantnoun

    one who appeals, or asks for a rehearing or review of a cause by a higher tribunal

    Etymology: [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

  4. Appellantnoun

    a challenger

    Etymology: [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

  5. Appellantnoun

    one who appealed to a general council against the bull Unigenitus

    Etymology: [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

  6. Appellantnoun

    one who appeals or entreats

    Etymology: [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See Appeal.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Appellant

    ap-pel′ant, n. one who makes an appeal from the decision of a lower court to a higher: one who makes earnest entreaty of any kind: (obs.) one who challenges another to single combat: one of the clergy in the Jansenist controversy who rejected the bull Unigenitus issued in 1713, appealing to a pope 'better informed,' or to a general council.—adj. Appell′ate, relating to appeals. [See Appeal.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appellant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appellant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of appellant in a Sentence

  1. Hank Brennan:

    The government successfully precluded the appellant from testifying at trial, we simply wanted the opportunity to ask the appellant the same questions that the government asked.

  2. The High Court:

    On basis of evidences produced by the prosecution, the appellant cannot be convicted, no matter how differently the common man thinks.

  3. Chief Judge Robert Katzmann:

    Lehman's unrestricted ownership of the securities defeats any suggestion that Doral entrusted the securities to Lehman when it entered into the repos, because Doral did not entrust securities to Lehman, we further conclude that the appellant is not a customer for purposes of SIPA.

  4. Federal Court judge Arifin Zakat:

    It is beyond reasonable doubt that (Saiful) was sodomized by the appellant. The appeal is dismissed.

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