appellate definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the power to hear courtroom appeals and to review judge decisions.
    • that may be (lawfully) appealed to, particularly of a court that hears appeals of decisions by less judge.
    • regarding, or taking cognizance of, appeals.
    • of or concerning or using account of appeals (usually appropriate appeals)
  • noun:
    • an individual or prosecuted for a crime. [Obs.] See appellee.
    • people appealed or prosecuted for a crime; an appellee.
  • others:
    • To phone by a name; call; name; entitle.
    • Pertaining to appeals; having cognizance of appeals: because, an appellate judge.

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