Definitions for rallyˈræl i
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
rally, mass meeting(noun)
a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
"he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning"; "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"
a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
an automobile race run over public roads
(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
"after a short rally Connors won the point"
beat up, drum up, rally(verb)
"drum up support"
call up, mobilize, mobilise, rally(verb)
call to arms; of military personnel
muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up(verb)
gather or bring together
"muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
return to a former condition
"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(verb)
harass with persistent criticism or carping
"The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a public meeting of protest or support
an anti-war rally; a rally against terrorism
an increase in or recovery of sth
a rally on the stock market
to unite in support or opposition
to rally support; California must rally against the closure of the state parks.
to improve or recover
He began to rally after his long illness.; The dollar rallied to its strongest level in months.
to collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite
to come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite
to collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate
to recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc
the act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word)
a political mass meeting
to attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire
to use pleasantry, or satirical merriment
Translations for rally
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a usually large gathering of people for some purpose
a Scouts' rally.
- تَجَمُّع، إحْتِشادArabic
- assembleiaPortuguese (BR)
- die ZusammenkunftGerman
- stævne; -stævneDanish
- συγκέντρωση, συλλαλητήριοGreek
- rahvakoosolek, kokkutulekEstonian
- گرد همیی بزرگ؛ تظاهراتFarsi
- किसी खास लक्ष्य से लोगों का जमघटHindi
- miting, sastanakCroatian
- apel besarIndonesian
- mitingas, susirinkimas, sueigaLithuanian
- saiets; mītiņš; manifestācijaLatvian
- stevne, samling, protestmøteNorwegian
- zlot, wiecPolish
- گرد همیی بزرگ؛ تظاهراتPersian
- întrunire; mitingRomanian
- samling, möteSwedish
- toplantı, mitingTurkish
- (為了特定目的)群眾集會Chinese (Trad.)
- з'їзд, злітUkrainian
- sự tập hợpVietnamese
- 集会Chinese (Simp.)
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