Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Appellee noun [ French appelé , past participle of appeler , from Latin appellare .] (Law) (a) The defendant in an appeal; -- opposed to appellant . (b) The person who is appealed against, or accused of crime; -- opposed to appellor . Blackstone.
Appellor (ăp`pĕl*lôr") noun [ Old French apeleur , from Latin appellator , from appellare .] (Law) (a) The person who institutes an appeal, or prosecutes another for a crime. Blackstone. (b) One who confesses a felony committed and accuses his accomplices. Blount. Burrill. » This word is rarely or never used for the plaintiff in appeal from a lower court, who is called the appellant . Appellee is opposed both to appellant and appellor .
(ăp*pĕnd") transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Appended
; present participle & verbal noun Appending
.] [ Latin appendere
or French appendre
: confer Middle English appenden
, to belong, Old French apendre
, French appendre
, from Latin appendēre
, intransitive verb , to hang to, appendĕre
, transitive verb , to hang to; ad
, intransitive verb , to hang, pendĕre
, transitive verb , to hang. See Pendant
.] 1. To hang or attach to, as by a string, so that the thing is suspended; as, a seal appended to a record; the inscription was appended to the column. 2. To add, as an accessory to the principal thing; to annex; as, notes appended to this chapter.
A further purpose appended to the primary one.
Appendage noun 1. Something appended to, or accompanying, a principal or greater thing, though not necessary to it, as a portico to a house.
Modesty is the appendage of sobriety. 2. (Biol.) A subordinate or subsidiary part or organ; an external organ or limb, esp. of the articulates.
Antennæ and other appendages used for feeling. Syn.
-- Addition; adjunct; concomitant.
Appendaged adjective Furnished with, or supplemented by, an appendage.
Appendance noun [ French] Something appendant.
[ French appendant
, present participle of appendre
. See Append
, transitive verb
] 1. Hanging; annexed; adjunct; concomitant; as, a seal appendant to a paper.
As they have transmitted the benefit to us, it is but reasonable we should suffer the appendant calamity. 2. (Law) Appended by prescription, that is, a personal usage for a considerable time; -- said of a thing of inheritance belonging to another inheritance which is superior or more worthy; as, an advowson, common, etc. , which may be appendant to a manor, common of fishing to a freehold, a seat in church to a house. Wharton. Coke.
1. Anything attached to another as incidental or subordinate to it. 2. (Law) A inheritance annexed by prescription to a superior inheritance.
Appendectomy, Appendicectomy noun [ Appendix + Greek ..., from ... excision.] (Surg.) Excision of the vermiform appendix.
Appendence, Appendency noun State of being appendant; appendance. [ Obsolete]
Appendical adjective Of or like an appendix.
Appendicate transitive verb To append. [ Obsolete]
Appendication noun An appendage. [ Obsolete]
Appendicitis noun (Medicine) Inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
Appendicle noun [ Latin appendicula , dim. of. appendix .] A small appendage.
Appendicular adjective Relating to an appendicle; appendiculate. [ R.]
Appendicularia noun [ New Latin ] (Zoology) A genus of small free-swimming Tunicata, shaped somewhat like a tadpole, and remarkable for resemblances to the larvæ of other Tunicata. It is the type of the order Copelata or Larvalia. See Illustration in Appendix.
Appendiculata noun plural [ New Latin ] (Zoology) An order of annelids; the Polychæta.
[ See Appendicle
.] Having small appendages; forming an appendage. Appendiculate leaf
, a small appended leaf. Withering.
[ Latin appendix
, - dicis
, from appendere
. See Append
.] 1. Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant.
Normandy became an appendix to England. 2. Any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement , which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies. Syn.
Sir M. Hale.
-- See Supplement
Appendix noun The vermiform appendix.
Appendix vermiformis [ New Latin ] (Anat.) The vermiform appendix.
Appension noun The act of appending. [ Obsolete]
Apperceive transitive verb
[ French apercevoir
, from Latin ad
, to perceive. See Perceive
.] To perceive; to comprehend. Chaucer.
[ Prefix ad-
: confer French apperception
.] (Metaph.) The mind's perception of itself as the subject or actor in its own states; perception that reflects upon itself; sometimes, intensified or energetic perception. Leibnitz. Reid.
This feeling has been called by philosophers the apperception or consciousness of our own existence.
Sir W. Hamilton.
Apperil noun Peril. [ Obsolete] Shak.
Appertain intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Appertained
; present participle & verbal noun Appertaining
.] [ Middle English apperteinen
, Old French apartenir
, French appartenir
, from Latin appertinere
to reach to, belong. See Pertain
.] To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate.
Things appertaining to this life.
Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth .
Lev. vi. 5.
Appertainment noun That which appertains to a person; an appurtenance. [ Obsolete or R.] Shak.
Appertinent adjective Belonging; appertaining. [ Now usually written appurtenant .] Coleridge.
Appertinent noun That which belongs to something else; an appurtenant. [ Obsolete] Shak.
Appete transitive verb
[ Latin appetere
: confer French appéter
. See Appetite
.] To seek for; to desire.
[ Obsolete] Chaucer.
[ Confer French appétence
. See Appetency
.] A longing; a desire; especially an ardent desire; appetite; appetency.
; plural Appetencies
[ Latin appetentia
, from appetere
to strive after, long for. See Appetite
.] 1. Fixed and strong desire; esp. natural desire; a craving; an eager appetite.
They had a strong appetency for reading. 2. Specifically: An instinctive inclination or propensity in animals to perform certain actions, as in the young to suck, in aquatic fowls to enter into water and to swim; the tendency of an organized body to seek what satisfies the wants of its organism.
These lacteals have mouths, and by animal selection or appetency the absorb such part of the fluid as is agreeable to their palate. 3. Natural tendency; affinity; attraction; -- used of inanimate objects.
[ Latin appetens
, present participle of appetere
.] Desiring; eagerly desirous.
Appetent after glory and renown.
Sir G. Buck.
Appetibility noun [ Confer French appétibilité .] The quality of being desirable. Bramhall.
Appetible adjective [ Latin appetibilis , from appetere : confer French appétible .] Desirable; capable or worthy of being the object of desire. Bramhall.
[ Middle English appetit
, French appétit
, from Latin appetitus
, from appetere
to strive after, long for; ad
to seek. See Petition
, and confer Appetence
.] 1. The desire for some personal gratification, either of the body or of the mind.
The object of appetite it whatsoever sensible good may be wished for; the object of will is that good which reason does lead us to seek. 2. Desire for, or relish of, food or drink; hunger.
Men must have appetite before they will eat. 3. Any strong desire; an eagerness or longing.
It God had given to eagles an appetite to swim.
To gratify the vulgar appetite for the marvelous. 4. Tendency; appetency.
In all bodies there as an appetite of union. 5. The thing desired.
Power being the natural appetite of princes.
» In old authors, appetite
is followed by to
, but regularly it should be followed by for
before the object; as, an appetite
for pleasure. Syn.
-- Craving; longing; desire; appetency; passion.
Appetition noun [ Latin appetitio : confer French appétition .] Desire; a longing for, or seeking after, something. Holland.
Appetitive adjective [ Confer French appétitif .] Having the quality of desiring gratification; as, appetitive power or faculty. Sir M. Hale.
Appetize transitive verb To make hungry; to whet the appetite of. Sir W. Scott.
Appetizer noun Something which creates or whets an appetite.
[ Confer French appétissant
.] Exciting appetite; as, appetizing food.
The appearance of the wild ducks is very appetizing .
Sir W. Scott.
Appetizing adverb So as to excite appetite.
[ Latin Appius
.] Of or pertaining to Appius. Appian Way
, the great paved highway from ancient Rome trough Capua to Brundisium, now Brindisi, constructed partly by Appius Claudius, about 312 b. c.
Applaud transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Applauded
; present participle & verbal noun Applauding
.] [ Latin applaudere
to clash, to clap the hands: confer French applaudir
. Confer Explode
.] 1. To show approval of by clapping the hands, acclamation, or other significant sign.
I would applaud thee to the very echo, 2. To praise by words; to express approbation of; to commend; to approve.
That should applaud again.
By the gods, I do applaud his courage. Syn.
-- To praise; extol; commend; cry up; magnify; approve. See Praise
Applaud intransitive verb To express approbation loudly or significantly.
Applauder noun One who applauds.
Applausable adjective Worthy of applause; praiseworthy. [ Obsolete]