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Today’s Word: Rally
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verb (used with object), ral·lied, ral·ly·ing.
- to bring into order again; gather and organize or inspire anew:The general rallied his scattered army.
- to draw or call (persons) together for a common action or effort:He rallied his friends to help him.
- to concentrate or revive, as one’s strength, spirits, etc.:They rallied their energies for the counterattack.
verb (used without object), ral·lied, ral·ly·ing.
- to come together for common action or effort:The disunited party rallied in time for the election campaign.
- to come together or into order again:The captain ordered his small force to rally at the next stream.
- to come to the assistance of a person, party, or cause (often followed by to or around):to rally around a political candidate.
- to recover partially from illness:He spent a bad night but began to rally by morning.
- to find renewed strength or vigor:The runner seemed to be rallying for a final sprint.
- (of securities) to rise sharply in price after a drop.
- (of the persons forming a stock market) to begin to trade with increased activity after a slow period.
- (in tennis, badminton, etc.) to engage in a rally.
- to participate in a long-distance automobile race.
- Baseball. (of a team) to score one or more runs in one inning.
noun, plural ral·lies.
- a recovery from dispersion or disorder, as of troops.
- a renewal or recovery of strength, activity, etc.
- a partial recovery of strength during illness.
- a drawing or coming together of persons, as for common action, as in a mass meeting:A political rally that brought together hundreds of the faithful.
- a get-together of hobbyists or other like-minded enthusiasts, primarily to meet and socialize.
- Finance. a sharp rise in price or active trading after a declining market.
- (in tennis, badminton, etc.)
- an exchange of strokes between players before a point is scored.
- the hitting of the ball back and forth prior to the start of a match.
- Boxing. an exchange of blows.
- Baseball. the scoring of one or more runs in one inning.
- British Theater. a quickening of pace for heightening the dramatic effect in a scene or act.
- Shipbuilding. a series of blows with battering rams, made in order to drive wedges under a hull to raise it prior to launching.
- Also ral·lye. a long-distance automobile race, especially for sports cars, held over public roads unfamiliar to the drivers, with numerous checkpoints along the route.
Definition from Dictionary.com
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