HyperDic: rally

English > 10 senses of the word rally:
VERBcontactrally, beat up, drum upgather
competitionrally, call up, mobilize, mobilisecall to arms
contactrally, muster, summon, come up, muster upgather or bring together
changerally, reboundreturn to a former condition
communicationrally, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
NOUNgrouprally, mass meetinga large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
actrally, rallyingthe feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
processrallya marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
eventrallyan automobile race run over public roads
actrally, exchange(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
rally > pronunciation
Soundsrae'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > rally: 10 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm.
Synonymmass meeting
Narrowerpep rallyA rally (especially of students) before a game / game / game
revival, revival meetingAn evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion
Broadergathering, assemblageA group of persons together in one place
Spanishencuentro multitudinario
Catalantrobada multitudinària
English > rally: 10 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort.
Examples
  • "he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning"
  • "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"
Synonymrallying
Broaderfeat, effort, exploitA notable achievement
Spanishrecuperación
Catalanrecuperació, rehabilitació
Verbsrallygather or bring together
English > rally: 10 senses > noun 3, process
MeaningA marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness.
Broaderconvalescence, recuperation, recoverygradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
Verbsrallyreturn to a former condition
English > rally: 10 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningAn automobile race run over public roads.
Broaderautomobile race, auto race, car raceA race between (usually high-performance) automobiles
Spanishrally
Catalanrally
English > rally: 10 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes.
Example"after a short rally Connors won the point"
Synonymexchange
CategorybadmintonA game / game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
squash, squash racquets, squash racketsA game / game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
table tennis, Ping-PongA game / game (trademark Ping-Pong) resembling tennis but played on a table with paddles and a light hollow ball
tennis, lawn tennisA game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
English > rally: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningGather.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsbeat up, drum up
Broadercollect, pull inGet or bring together
Spanishconseguir, enrolar, obtener, reclutar
English > rally: 10 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningCall to arms; of military personnel.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscall up, mobilize, mobilise
Broadercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
Oppositedemobilize, inactivate, demobiliseRelease from military service or remove from the active list of military service
Spanishmobilizar, movilizar, repuntar
Catalanrepuntar
Nounsrallyingthe feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
English > rally: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningGather or bring together.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsmuster, summon, come up, muster up
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Spanishavenir, concentrar, conseguir, juntar, reunir, unir
Nounsrallythe feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
English > rally: 10 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningReturn to a former condition.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe stock market is going to rally; The business is going to rally
Synonymrebound
Broaderrecover, go back, recuperateregain a former condition after a financial loss
Catalanrecuperar-se
Nounsrallya marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
English > rally: 10 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningharass with persistent criticism or carping.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymstease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, ride
Narrowerjeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibelaugh at with contempt and derision
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banterBe silly or tease one another
Broadermock, bemocktreat with contempt
Spanishbefarse, burlarse, burlar, cachondearse, chancearse, chotearse, chungearse, mofarse, molestar, pitorrearse, recochinearse, tomar el pelo
Catalanamoïnar, burlar, fastidiar, fastiguejar, molestar, tantalitzar

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