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rally1

ral·ly1

rally1

 
pronunciation:
rae li
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: rallied, rallies, rallying
definition 1: to unite again or raise the spirits of after a disappointment or failure.
The coach rallied his players at halftime.
synonyms:
gather
similar words:
inspire, muster, unite
definition 2: to call together for some common goal; assemble.
The politician rallied his supporters and asked for their vote.
synonyms:
assemble, muster
similar words:
collect, convene, gather, raise, unite
definition 3: to recover quickly after being weak, ill, or hurt by loss.
After a week of fever, the patient rallied and began eating again.
synonyms:
recover, recuperate
antonyms:
slump
similar words:
bounce back
definition 4: to come to someone's aid; take someone's side; give support (often followed by "behind").
They rallied behind the president.
similar words:
unify, unite
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: rallies
definition: a gathering of people for a common purpose; demonstration.
I attended a political rally.
synonyms:
demonstration
similar words:
assembly
derivation: rallier (n.)
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