rally

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Etymology 1[edit]

Old French ralier (French rallier), from Latin prefix re- + ad + ligare (to bind; to ally).

Noun[edit]

rally (plural rallies)

  1. A demonstration; an event where people gather together to protest for or against a given cause
  2. (squash (sport), table tennis, tennis, badminton) A sequence of strokes between serving and scoring a point.
  3. (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.
  4. (business, trading) A recovery after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
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rally (third-person singular simple present rallies, present participle rallying, simple past and past participle rallied)

  1. To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
  2. To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
    • Dryden
      The Grecians rally, and their powers unite.
    • Tillotson
      Innumerable parts of matter chanced just then to rally together, and to form themselves into this new world.
  3. To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
  4. (business, trading) To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
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Etymology 2[edit]

French railler. See rail (to scoff).

Verb[edit]

rally (third-person singular simple present rallies, present participle rallying, simple past and past participle rallied)

  1. To tease; to chaff good-humouredly.
    • Addison
      Honeycomb [] raillies me upon a country life.
    • Gay
      Strephon had long confessed his amorous pain / Which gay Corinna rallied with disdain.

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rally (uncountable)

  1. Good-humoured raillery.

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Czech[edit]

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rally f

  1. rally (motor racing event)

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rally m (invariable)

  1. rally event involving groups of people

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rally m (plural rallys)

  1. Alternative spelling of rali.