rally the troops

Definition of rally the troops

  1. :  to urge everyone to work harder As the deadline approached, it was clear that we needed to rally the troops.

Word by Word Definitions

rallyplay
  1. :  to muster for a common purpose

    :  to recall to order

    :  to arouse for action

  1. :  a mustering of scattered forces to renew an effort

    :  a summoning up of strength or courage after weakness or dejection

    :  a recovery of price after a decline

  1. :  to attack with raillery :  banter

troopplay troops
  1. :  a group of soldiers

    :  a cavalry unit corresponding to an infantry company

    :  armed forces, soldiers

  1. :  to move or gather in crowds

    :  to go one's way :  walk

    :  to spend time together :  associate


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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