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rally

 
Noun rally has 5 senses
  1. rally, mass meeting - a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    --1 is a kind of gathering, assemblage
    --1 has particulars: pep rally; revival, revival meeting
  2. rally, rallying - 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"
    --2 is a kind of deed, feat, effort, exploit
    Derived form: verb rally3
  3. rally - a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
    --3 is a kind of
    convalescence, recuperation, recovery
    Derived form: verb rally4
  4. rally - an automobile race run over public roads
    --4 is a kind of
    automobile race, auto race, car race
  5. rally, exchange - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
    --5 is a kind of group action
Verb rally has 5 senses
  1. beat up, drum up, rally - gather; "drum up support"
    --1 is one way to collect, pull in
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. call up, mobilize, mobilise, rally - call to arms; of military personnel
    --2 is one way to call, send for
    Derived form: noun rallying2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. muster, rally, summon, come up, muster up - gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
    --3 is one way to gather, garner, collect, pull together
    Derived form: noun rally2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. rally, rebound - return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied"
    --4 is one way to recover, go back, recuperate
    Derived form: noun rally3
    Sample sentences:
    The stock market is going to rally
    The business is going to rally
  5. tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride - 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"
    --5 is one way to mock, bemock
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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