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rallies

noun
plural of rally

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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

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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

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rallies

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of rally

Synonyms & Antonyms of rallies (Entry 2 of 3)

1 to assemble and make ready for action
  • rallied the Red Cross workers to deal with the devastating earthquake

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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

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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

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rallies

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of rally

Synonyms of rallies (Entry 3 of 3)

to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • his friends rallied him for missing an easy putt

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“Rallies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rallies. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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