1 a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm [syn: mass meeting]
2 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" [syn: rallying]
3 a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
4 an automobile race run over public roads
5 (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point" [syn: exchange]
3 gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage" [syn: muster, summon, come up, muster up]
4 return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied" [syn: rebound]
5 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" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, ride] [also: rallied]
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- Rhymes: -æli
- A sequence of strokes between serving and scoring a point.
- A demonstration.
- An event in which competitors drive through a series of timed special stages at intervals. The winner is the driver who completes all stages with the shortest cumulative time.
- A recovery after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
- 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.
To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion
To come into orderly arrangement
- Finnish: kokoontua
To collect one's vital powers or forces
Rally refers to a gathering, as in:
- a political rally, a demonstration, march, or parade
- Rallying (also known as rally racing), a category of motorsport
- Rally (tennis), a sequence of shots in tennis
- Rally obedience (also rally-O), a dog sport
- Rally point system is the system of scoring points in volleyball
rally in German: Rally
rally in Portuguese: Rally
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