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rally

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rally

  1. 1 to assemble and make ready for action <rallied the Red Cross workers to deal with the devastating earthquake> Synonyms marshal (also marshall), muster, rallyRelated Words arrange, group, line up, order, organize; call (up), convene, summon; activate; collect, round upNear Antonyms disarrange, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb; deactivate, dismiss; break up, disband, dissolve, split (up)Antonyms demob [chiefly British], demobilize

  2. 2 to become healthy and strong again after illness or weakness <despite the best care that medicine could provide, the elderly woman never really rallied from her fractured hip> Synonyms come back, gain, heal, mend, pull round [chiefly British], rally, recoup, recover, recuperate, snap backRelated Words come around, come round, come to, improve, pick up, revive; cheer (up), perk (up); pull through, survive; recruitNear Antonyms ail, collapse, come down, sicken; decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fade, fail, languish, sink, waste (away), weaken, wilt, wither, worsen; regress, relapse

  3. 3 to regain a former or normal state <after wavering a moment on the balance beam, she quickly rallied and finished with a fine dismount> Synonyms bounce (back), come back, rally, rebound, snap backRelated Words reanimate, revitalize, reviveNear Antonyms decline, fail, worsen




rally

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rally

  1. to make fun of in a good-natured way <his friends rallied him for missing an easy putt> Synonyms chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, ride, roastRelated Words banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]




rally

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of rally

  1. 1 an act of gathering forces together to renew or attempt an effort <in a last-minute rally the Confederates at Bull Run were able to turn a near defeat into an upset victory> Synonyms marshaling (also marshalling), mobilization, rallying Related Words call, call-up, summons; convening, convocation, muster, mustering Phrases call to arms

  2. 2 a mass meeting for the purpose of displaying or arousing support for a cause or person <a huge rally for the candidate on the eve of the election> Synonyms demo [British], demonstration Related Words assembly, conference, congress, convention, convocation, council, gathering; march; protest, sit-down, sit-in, strike; counterdemonstration, counterprotest, counterrally

  3. 3 the process or period of gradually regaining one's health and strength <the doctors were amazed at the sick child's unexpected rally, which was apparently due to the new drug> Synonyms comeback, healing, mending, convalescence, recovery, recuperation, rehab, rehabilitation, snapbackRelated Words resuscitation, revival; survivalNear Antonyms decline, degeneration, deterioration, fading, failing, languishing, sinking, wasting (away), weakening, wilting, withering, worsening; regression, relapse





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