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"
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
Origin: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ral′i, v.t. to gather again: to collect and arrange, as troops in confusion: to recover.—v.i. to reassemble, esp. after confusion: to recover wasted strength:—pa.t. and pa.p. rallied (ral′id).—n. act of rallying: a mêlée of pantomimists, as at the end of a transformation scene: recovery of order: recovery of prices: the return of the ball in tennis, playing frequently from one side to the other.—n. Rall′ying-point, a place or person at or about whom people come together for action. [O. Fr. rallier—L. re-, again, ad, to, ligāre, to bind. Cf. Ally.]
ral′i, v.t. to attack with raillery: to banter.—v.i. to exercise raillery:—pa.t. and pa.p. rall′ied.—n. satirical merriment.—adv. Rall′yingly. [Fr. railler. A variant of rail (v.i.).]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'rally' in Nouns Frequency: #2226
The numerical value of rally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It’s always easier to rally yourself around the charm of broken people, when you yourself can slip between worlds as you want.
I believe that uncertainty is rally my spirit's way of whispering, I'm in flux. I can't decide for you. Something is off-balance here.
Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
I think it's just more of a relief rally and it's going to be important to see the market hold the rally and maybe even improve as we go through the day.
When it came out yesterday that he was actually doing this (rally) in less than 24 hours, it was amazing, it just shows he has the ability to rally and get things done.
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Translations for rally
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- intercanvi de cops, piloteigCatalan, Valencian
- rally, rallyeCzech
- Rallye, KundgebungGerman
- ensamblar, recuperarse, rally, reorganizar, unir, recobrarse, volver en sí, repuntar, concentración, reagrupar, reunirSpanish
- elpyä, kokoontua, ralli, toipua, mielenosoitusFinnish
- rallier, rallye, rallyFrench
- tüntetés, raliHungarian
- ラリー, 大会Japanese
- მიტინგი, მასობრივი მიტინგიGeorgian
- verzamelen, herstellenDutch
- regruppere (seg), komme seg, ballveksling, rally, samle seg, fylke seg, komme til krefterNorwegian
- wiec, rajdPolish
- reagrupar, reorganizar, reunirPortuguese
- ралли, авторалли, митингRussian
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