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ral·ly 1

 (răl′ē)
v. ral·lied, ral·ly·ing, ral·lies
v.tr.
1. To call together for a common purpose; assemble: rally troops at a parade ground.
2. To reassemble and restore to order: rally scattered forces.
3. To rouse or revive from inactivity or decline: paused to refresh themselves and rally their strength.
v.intr.
1. To come together for a common purpose: The candidate's supporters rallied on the common.
2. To join in an effort for a common cause: "In the terror and confusion of change, society rallied round the kings" (Garrett Mattingly).
3.
a. To recover abruptly from a setback, disadvantage, or disease: The patient rallied after the fever broke.
b. To increase sharply in price or value after a decline: The housing market rallied in the spring.
4. Sports To exchange strokes before a point is won, as in tennis.
n. pl. ral·lies
1. A gathering, especially one intended to inspire enthusiasm for a cause: a political rally.
2.
a. A reassembling, as of dispersed troops.
b. The signal ordering this reassembly.
3.
a. An abrupt recovery from a setback, disadvantage, or disease: The doctor was delighted with the patient's rally.
b. A sharp increase in price or value after a decline.
4. Sports
a. An exchange of strokes in a court game such as tennis or volleyball, ending when one side fails to make a good return and resulting in a point or the loss of service.
b. A competition in which automobiles are driven over public roads and under normal traffic regulations but with specified rules as to speed, time, and route.
adj.
In sports such as volleyball, being a system of scoring in which points can be won both by the team that is serving and by the receiving team.

[French rallier, from Old French ralier : re-, re- + alier, to unite, ally; see ally.]

ral·ly 2

 (răl′ē)
v. ral·lied, ral·ly·ing, ral·lies
v.tr.
To tease good-humoredly: "She rallied him upon his battered scalp and his creaking back" (Upton Sinclair).
v.intr.
To engage in good-humored teasing or jesting.

[French railler, from Old French, to tease; see rail3.]

rally

(ˈrælɪ)
vb, -lies, -lying or -lied
1. to bring (a group, unit, etc) into order, as after dispersal, or (of such a group) to reform and come to order: the troops rallied for a final assault.
2. (when: intr, foll by to) to organize (supporters, etc) for a common cause or (of such people) to come together for a purpose
3. to summon up (one's strength, spirits, etc) or (of a person's health, strength, or spirits) to revive or recover
4. (Stock Exchange) (intr) stock exchange to increase sharply after a decline: steels rallied after a bad day.
5. (Tennis) (intr) tennis squash badminton to engage in a rally
6. (Squash & Fives) (intr) tennis squash badminton to engage in a rally
7. (Badminton) (intr) tennis squash badminton to engage in a rally
n, pl -lies
8. a large gathering of people for a common purpose, esp for some political cause: the Nuremberg Rallies.
9. a marked recovery of strength or spirits, as during illness
10. a return to order after dispersal or rout, as of troops, etc
11. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange a sharp increase in price or trading activity after a decline
12. (Tennis) tennis squash badminton an exchange of several shots before one player wins the point
13. (Squash & Fives) tennis squash badminton an exchange of several shots before one player wins the point
14. (Badminton) tennis squash badminton an exchange of several shots before one player wins the point
15. (Motor Racing) a type of motoring competition over public and closed roads
[C16: from Old French rallier, from re- + alier to unite; see ally]
ˈrallier n

rally

(ˈrælɪ)
vb, -lies, -lying or -lied
to mock or ridicule (someone) in a good-natured way; chaff; tease
[C17: from Old French railler to tease; see rail2]

ral•ly1

(ˈræl i)

v. -lied, -ly•ing, v.t.
1. to bring into order again; gather and organize or inspire anew: to rally scattered troops.
2. to draw or call together for a common action or effort: to rally one's friends.
3. to concentrate or revive, as one's strength or spirits.
v.i.
4. to come together for common action or effort.
5. to come together or into order again, as troops.
6. to come to the assistance of a person, party, or cause: to rally around the president.
7. to recover partially from illness.
8. to find renewed strength or vigor.
9.
a. (of securities) to rise sharply in price after a drop.
b. (of a market) to show increased activity after a slow period.
10. (in tennis, badminton, etc.) to engage in a rally.
11. to participate in a long-distance automobile race.
12. (of a baseball team) to score one or more runs in one inning.
n.
13. a recovery from dispersion or disorder, as of troops.
14. a renewal or recovery of strength, activity, etc.
15. a partial recovery of strength during illness.
16. a mass meeting of people gathered for a common cause: a political rally.
17. a sharp rise in price or active trading after a declining market.
18. (in tennis, badminton, etc.)
a. an exchange of strokes between players before a point is scored.
b. the hitting of the ball back and forth prior to the start of a match.
19. the scoring of one or more runs in one inning in baseball.
20. Also, ral′lye. a long-distance automobile race, esp. for sports cars, held over public roads unfamiliar to the drivers, with numerous checkpoints along the route.
[1585–95; < French rallier (v.), Old French, =r(e)- re- + allier to join; see ally]
ral′li•er, n.

ral•ly2

(ˈræl i)

v.t. -lied, -ly•ing.
to ridicule in a good-natured way; banter.
[1660–70; < French railler to rail2]

Rally

 a group of persons gathered together with a common purpose, as a political rally, U.S., 1878; a scramble or chase; a series of strokes in tennis; a series of comments, criticisms or humorous banter between two or more participants.
Example: rally of stirring springs, 1674.

rally


Past participle: rallied
Gerund: rallying

Imperative
rally
rally
Present
I rally
you rally
he/she/it rallies
we rally
you rally
they rally
Preterite
I rallied
you rallied
he/she/it rallied
we rallied
you rallied
they rallied
Present Continuous
I am rallying
you are rallying
he/she/it is rallying
we are rallying
you are rallying
they are rallying
Present Perfect
I have rallied
you have rallied
he/she/it has rallied
we have rallied
you have rallied
they have rallied
Past Continuous
I was rallying
you were rallying
he/she/it was rallying
we were rallying
you were rallying
they were rallying
Past Perfect
I had rallied
you had rallied
he/she/it had rallied
we had rallied
you had rallied
they had rallied
Future
I will rally
you will rally
he/she/it will rally
we will rally
you will rally
they will rally
Future Perfect
I will have rallied
you will have rallied
he/she/it will have rallied
we will have rallied
you will have rallied
they will have rallied
Future Continuous
I will be rallying
you will be rallying
he/she/it will be rallying
we will be rallying
you will be rallying
they will be rallying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rallying
you have been rallying
he/she/it has been rallying
we have been rallying
you have been rallying
they have been rallying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rallying
you will have been rallying
he/she/it will have been rallying
we will have been rallying
you will have been rallying
they will have been rallying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rallying
you had been rallying
he/she/it had been rallying
we had been rallying
you had been rallying
they had been rallying
Conditional
I would rally
you would rally
he/she/it would rally
we would rally
you would rally
they would rally
Past Conditional
I would have rallied
you would have rallied
he/she/it would have rallied
we would have rallied
you would have rallied
they would have rallied

rally

Period when the ball is in play.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rally - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasmrally - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
pep rally - a rally (especially of students) before a game
revival meeting, revival - an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
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"
exploit, feat, effort - a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"
3.rally - a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
convalescence, recuperation, recovery - gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
4.rally - an automobile race run over public roads
auto race, automobile race, car race - a race between (usually high-performance) automobiles
5.rally - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
squash rackets, squash racquets, squash - a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
badminton - a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
lawn tennis, tennis - a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
Ping-Pong, table tennis - a game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball
group action - action taken by a group of people
Verb1.rally - gatherrally - gather; "drum up support"    
collect, pull in - get or bring together; "accumulate evidence"
2.rally - call to armsrally - call to arms; of military personnel
send for, call - order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"
3.rally - gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
4.rally - return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
recuperate, go back, recover - regain a former condition after a financial loss; "We expect the stocks to recover to $2.90"; "The company managed to recuperate"
5.rally - harass with persistent criticism or carpingrally - 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"
bemock, mock - treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
jeer, scoff, flout, gibe, barrack - laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
banter, chaff, jolly, josh, kid - be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"

rally

1
noun
1. gathering, mass meeting, convention, convocation, meeting, conference, congress, assembly, congregation, muster, hui (N.Z.) They held a rally to mark international human rights day.
2. recovery, improvement, comeback (informal), revival, renewal, resurgence, recuperation, turn for the better After a brief rally, shares returned to 126p.
recovery collapse, deterioration, relapse, turn for the worse
verb
1. gather together, unite, bring together, regroup, reorganize, reassemble, re-form He rallied his own supporters for a fight.
2. recover, improve, pick up, revive, get better, come round, perk up, recuperate, turn the corner, pull through, take a turn for the better, regain your strength, get your second wind He rallied enough to thank his doctor.
recover fail, deteriorate, worsen, get worse, relapse, take a turn for the worse
rally around or round gather, unite, collect, organize, assemble, get together, convene, mobilize, bond together, come together So many people have rallied round to help the family.

rally

verb
1. To assemble, prepare, or put into operation, as for war or a similar emergency:
2. To regain one's health:
noun
A return to normal health:
Translations
إسْتِرداد المَريض صِحَّتَهاِجْتِمَاعتَبادُل مُسْتَمِر لضَرَبات الكُرهتَجَمُّع، إحْتِشادسِباق سَيّارات
rallyeshromážděnívýměna míčůznovu shromážditzotavení
rallysamlestævnebedringbold
elpyäjoukkokokouskokoontuatoipua
skup
labdamenetnagygyűlésösszeszedralitömörül
batifjöldafundurjafna sig, ná sérlotaná saman aftur
大集会
대회
atgautiatsigavimasmitingaspasikeitimas kirčiaisralis
atgūtiesatlabšanaatlabtilgstoša bumbiņas atsišanamanifestācija
rallyevýmena loptičiekznova zhromaždiť
zborovanje
rally
การชุมนุม
mitingrallitoparlanmatoparlanmaktopla mak
cuộc mít-tinh lớn

rally

1 [ˈrælɪ]
A. N
1. (= mass meeting) (gen) → concentración f; (with speeches) → mítin m
there was a rally in Trafalgar Squarehubo una concentración en Trafalgar Square
2. (Aut) (= competition) → rally m
the Monte Carlo Rallyel Rally de Montecarlo
3. (Tennis) → intercambio m de golpes
4. (Fin) (= revival) → recuperación f
5. (Med) (= recovery) → recuperación f; (= improvement) → mejora f
6. (Mil) → repliegue m
B. VT
1. (= gather) (Pol) → concentrar (Mil) → reunir
2. (= exhort, unite in spirit) → levantar el ánimo de, fortalecer el espíritu de (fig) [+ strength, spirits] → recobrar
C. VI
1. (= gather in support) to rally to or behind sb; rally to sb's side or supportsolidarizarse con algn
to rally to the callacudir a la llamada
2. (in demonstration) → concentrarse, reunirse
3. (Mil) → reorganizarse
4. (Fin, Med) (= recover) → recuperarse; (= improve) → mejorar
5. (Aut) (= compete) → competir en rallys
D. CPD rally car Ncoche m de rally
rally driver Npiloto m de rally
rally round rally around
A. VI + ADV everyone must rally roundtodos tenemos que cooperar
we all rallied round to helptodos nos juntamos para ayudar
B. VI + PREP to rally round sbreunirse en torno a algn, solidarizarse con algn

rally

2 [ˈrælɪ] VT (= tease) → tomar el pelo a

rally

[ˈræli]
n
(= public meeting) → meeting m, rassemblement m
a political rally → un meeting politique
a peace rally → un rassemblement pour la paix
a protest rally → un meeting de protestation
(AUTOMOBILES)rallye m
a car rally → un rallye
a motorcycle rally → un rallye moto
(TENNIS)échange m
vt [+ troops] → rallier; [+ supporters] → rassembler; [+ public opinion] → rallier
vi
(= unite) → se rallier
to rally behind sb → se rallier autour de qn
to rally to sb's support → se rallier à la cause de qn
[sick person] → aller mieux
[Stock Exchange] → reprendre
rally around
rally round (British)
vise mobiliser
vt fusse rallier àrally car nvoiture f de rallyerally driver npilote mf de rallyerally driving nrallye mrallying call ncri m de ralliementrallying cry ncri m de ralliementrallying point npoint m de ralliement

rally

1
n
(= gathering)(Massen)versammlung f; (with speaker) → Kundgebung f; (of troops)(Ver)sammlung f; (Aut) → Rallye f; electoral rallyWahlversammlung f; peace rallyFriedenskundgebung f; youth rallyJugendtreffen nt
(in health, spirits) → Erholung f
(Tennis etc) → Ballwechsel m
(St Ex) → Erholung f
vt troops, supporters(ver)sammeln, zusammenrufen; to rally one’s strengthall seine Kräfte sammeln or zusammennehmen; rallying call or crySlogan m
vi
(sick person)Fortschritte machen; (St Ex) → sich erholen
(troops, people)sich sammeln, sich versammeln; rallying pointSammelplatz m; to rally to the support of somebody (fig)jdm in Scharen zu Hilfe eilen
(Aut) to go rallyingRallyes/eine Rallye fahren or machen; to enjoy rallyinggern Rallyes fahren

rally

2
vt (obs: = tease) → necken, hänseln

rally

[ˈrælɪ]
1. n (of troops, people, also) (Pol) → raduno, riunione f (Aut) → rally m inv (Tennis) → lungo scambio di colpi
2. vt (troops, supporters) → riunire, radunare
3. vi (troops, supporters) → riunirsi; (revive, recover, patient, strength, share prices) → riprendersi
rally round
1. vi + adv (fig) (cause) → far fronte comune
2. vi + prep (person needing help) → stringersi intorno a

rally

(ˈrӕli) verb
1. to come or bring together again. The general tried to rally his troops after the defeat; The troops rallied round the general.
2. to come or bring together for a joint action or effort. The supporters rallied to save the club from collapse; The politician asked his supporters to rally to the cause.
3. to (cause to) recover health or strength. She rallied from her illness.
nounplural ˈrallies
1. a usually large gathering of people for some purpose. a Scouts' rally.
2. a meeting (usually of cars or motorcycles) for a competition, race etc.
3. an improvement in health after an illness.
4. (in tennis etc) a (usually long) series of shots before the point is won or lost.
rally round
to come together for a joint action or effort, especially of support. When John's business was in difficulty, his friends all rallied round (to help) him.

rally

اِجْتِمَاع shromáždění rally Massenversammlung συλλαλητήριο concentración, mitin joukkokokous rassemblement skup raduno 大集会 대회 bijeenkomst samling zjazd comício съезд rally การชุมนุม miting cuộc mít-tinh lớn 集会
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