|1.||[ verb ] gather|
"drum up support"
|2.||[ verb ] (military) call to arms; of military personnel|
|Synonyms:||mobilize mobilise call_up|
|Related terms:||demobilize call mobilization call_up|
|3.||[ noun ] a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm|
|Related terms:||gathering revival pep_rally|
|4.||[ verb ] gather or bring together|
|Synonyms:||muster muster_up come_up summon|
"muster the courage to do something" "she rallied her intellect" "Summon all your courage"
|5.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||deed call_up|
|6.||[ verb ] return to a former condition|
"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends" "The stock market rallied"
|Related terms:||recover rebound|
|7.||[ noun ] (biology) a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness|
|8.||[ verb ] harass with persistent criticism or carping|
|Synonyms:||taunt bait tease ride tantalize tantalise razz twit cod rag|
"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"
|Related terms:||mock jeer kid twitting tease tease tantaliser Tantalus boo|
|9.||[ noun ] (sport,auto racing) an automobile race run over public roads|
|10.||[ noun ] (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes|
"after a short rally Connors won the point"
|Related terms:||exchange group_action tennis table_tennis squash badminton squash|