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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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