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Rally

Ral´ly   Pronunciation: răl´lŷ
v. t.1.To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
[imp. & p. p. Rallied (răl"lĭd); p. pr. & vb. n. Rallying.]
v. i.1.To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
The Grecians rally, and their powers unite.
- Dryden.
2.To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
3.To recover strength after a decline in prices; - said of the market, stocks, etc.
n.1.The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word).
2.A political mass meeting.
v. t.1.To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.
Honeycomb . . . rallies me upon a country life.
- Addison.
v. i.1.To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.
n.1.Good-humored raillery.
Noun1.Rallyrally - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
Synonyms: mass meeting
2.rally - 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"
Synonyms: rallying
3.rally - a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
4.rally - an automobile race run over public roads
5.rally - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
Synonyms: exchange
Verb1.rally - gather; "drum up support"
Synonyms: drum up, beat up
2.rally - call to arms; of military personnel
3.rally - gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
4.rally - return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
Synonyms: rebound
5.rally - 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"
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