1. [ verb ] gather
Synonyms: drum_up beat_up

"drum up support"

Related terms: accumulate
2. [ verb ] (military) call to arms; of military personnel
Synonyms: mobilize mobilise call_up
Related terms: demobilize call mobilization call_up
3. [ noun ] a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
Synonyms: mass_meeting
Related terms: gathering revival pep_rally
4. [ verb ] gather or bring together
Synonyms: muster muster_up come_up summon

"muster the courage to do something" "she rallied her intellect" "Summon all your courage"

Related terms: gather
5. [ noun ] the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
Synonyms: rallying

"he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning" "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"

Related terms: deed call_up
6. [ verb ] return to a former condition
Synonyms: rebound

"The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends" "The stock market rallied"

Related terms: recover rebound
7. [ noun ] (biology) a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
Related terms: convalescence
8. [ verb ] harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms: taunt bait tease ride tantalize tantalise razz twit cod rag

"The children teased the new teacher" "Don't ride me so hard over my failure" "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

Related terms: mock jeer kid twitting tease tease tantaliser Tantalus boo
9. [ noun ] (sport,auto racing) an automobile race run over public roads
Related terms: automobile_race
10. [ noun ] (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
Synonyms: exchange

"after a short rally Connors won the point"

Related terms: exchange group_action tennis table_tennis squash badminton squash
Similar spelling:   Rall