Definitions for rallier
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ral•lyˈræl i(v.)-lied, -ly•ing
(v.t.)to bring into order again; gather and organize or inspire anew:
to rally scattered troops.
to draw or call together for a common action or effort:
to rally one's friends.
to concentrate or revive, as one's strength or spirits.
(v.i.)to come together for common action or effort.
to come together or into order again, as troops.
to come to the assistance of a person, party, or cause:
to rally around the president.
to recover partially from illness.
to find renewed strength or vigor.
(of securities) to rise sharply in price after a drop. (of a market) to show increased activity after a slow period.
(in tennis, badminton, etc.) to engage in a rally.
to participate in a long-distance automobile race.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Sport
(of a baseball team) to score one or more runs in one inning.
(n.)a recovery from dispersion or disorder, as of troops.
a renewal or recovery of strength, activity, etc.
a partial recovery of strength during illness.
a mass meeting of people gathered for a common cause:
a political rally.
a sharp rise in price or active trading after a declining market.
(in tennis, badminton, etc.) an exchange of strokes between players before a point is scored. the hitting of the ball back and forth prior to the start of a match.
the scoring of one or more runs in one inning in baseball.
Also, ral′lye. a long-distance automobile race, esp. for sports cars, held over public roads unfamiliar to the drivers, with numerous checkpoints along the route.
Origin of rally:
1585–95; < F rallier (v.), OF, =r(e)-re - +allier to join; see ally
ral•lyˈræl i(v.t.)-lied, -ly•ing.
to ridicule in a good-natured way; banter.
Origin of rally:
1660–70; < F railler to rail2
one who rallies