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rally

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1 to assemble and make ready for action

  • rallied the Red Cross workers to deal with the devastating earthquake
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demob [chiefly British], demobilize

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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make a comeback (or stage)

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rally

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to make fun of in a good-natured way

  • his friends rallied him for missing an easy putt
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goof on [slang], take the mickey out of [British]


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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call to arms

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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demo [British], demonstration

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3 the process or period of gradually regaining oneʼs health and strength

  • the doctors were amazed at the sick childʼs unexpected rally, which was apparently due to the new drug
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