What does Rally mean?

Definitions for Rally
ˈræl iRal·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rally, mass meeting(noun)

    a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm

  2. rally, rallying(noun)

    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"

  3. rally(noun)

    a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness

  4. rally(noun)

    an automobile race run over public roads

  5. rally, exchange(verb)

    (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes

    "after a short rally Connors won the point"

  6. beat up, drum up, rally(verb)

    gather

    "drum up support"

  7. call up, mobilize, mobilise, rally(verb)

    call to arms; of military personnel

  8. 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"

  9. rally, rebound(verb)

    return to a former condition

    "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"

  10. 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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rally(verb)

    to collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  2. Rally(verb)

    to come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  3. Rally(verb)

    to collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  4. Rally(verb)

    to recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  5. Rally(noun)

    the act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word)

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  6. Rally(noun)

    a political mass meeting

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  7. Rally(verb)

    to attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  8. Rally(verb)

    to use pleasantry, or satirical merriment

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

  9. Rally(noun)

    good-humored raillery

    Etymology: [OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re- + ad + ligare to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rally

    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.]

  2. Rally

    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.).]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. rally

    To bring back to order troops that may have been dispersed, or have retreated in a panic.

  2. rally

    To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rally' in Nouns Frequency: #2226

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Rally in a Sentence

  1. John Norris:

    We're telling people that this feels nice, but enjoy it while it lasts. We could have periods this year that could be gut-wrenching, expectations for earnings and the economy don't justify this rally.

  2. Jim Ritterbusch:

    Heating oil fell to multiyear lows this week, leaving it vulnerable to a short-covering rally, a lot of big shorts took profits today.

  3. Gary Bradshaw:

    There's a lot of people that doubt the market and they're still skittish and don't believe the rally or think they ought to be in bonds.

  4. Dan Cooper:

    There is a heap of wheat in the world. We need a disaster somewhere to get prices above cost of production, a lot of people are holding back forward sales in the hope there will be a weather event that will trigger a market rally.

  5. Chotaro Morita:

    Corporate earnings that have been released so far suggests the worst period for the Chinese economy was over. While that is supportive of share prices, that alone is not enough to keep the rally going for more than a month.

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Translations for Rally

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • intercanvi de cops, piloteigCatalan, Valencian
  • rally, rallyeCzech
  • Rallye, KundgebungGerman
  • ράλιGreek
  • 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
  • taupatupatuMāori
  • verzamelen, herstellenDutch
  • regruppere (seg), komme seg, ballveksling, rally, samle seg, fylke seg, komme til krefterNorwegian
  • wiec, rajdPolish
  • reagrupar, reorganizar, reunirPortuguese
  • ралли, авторалли, митингRussian
  • ralliTurkish
  • мітингUkrainian
  • 团结Chinese

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