Associations to the word «Rally»

Wiktionary

RALLY, noun. A demonstration; an event where people gather together to protest for or against a given cause
RALLY, noun. (squash) (table tennis) (tennis) (badminton) A sequence of strokes between serving and scoring a point.
RALLY, noun. (motor racing) 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.
RALLY, noun. (business) (trading) A recovery after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
RALLY, verb. To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
RALLY, verb. To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
RALLY, verb. To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
RALLY, verb. (business) (trading) To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
RALLY, verb. To tease; to chaff good-humouredly.
RALLY, noun. Good-humoured raillery.
RALLY AROUND, verb. (idiomatic) rally round
RALLY CAP, noun. (US) (baseball) A baseball cap worn inside-out and backwards, or in another unconventional manner, by players or fans, as a talisman in order to will a team into a come-from-behind rally late in the game.
RALLY CAPS, noun. Plural of rally cap
RALLY ROUND, verb. (idiomatic) (said of a group of people) To unite in order to support a fellow group member.

Dictionary definition

RALLY, noun. A large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm.
RALLY, 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".
RALLY, noun. A marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness.
RALLY, noun. An automobile race run over public roads.
RALLY, noun. (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point".
RALLY, verb. Gather; "drum up support".
RALLY, verb. Call to arms; of military personnel.
RALLY, verb. Gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage".
RALLY, verb. Return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied".
RALLY, 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".

Wise words

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