(noun, verb)


1. a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm

Definition categories: group, assemblage, gathering

2. the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort

- he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning

- he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack

Similar word(s): rallying

Definition categories: act, effort, exploit, feat

3. a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness

Definition categories: process, convalescence, recovery, recuperation

4. an automobile race run over public roads

Definition categories: event

5. (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes

- after a short rally Connors won the point

Similar word(s): exchange

Definition categories: act


1. gather

Definition categories: contact, collect

2. call to arms; of military personnel

Similar word(s): mobilise, mobilize

Definition categories: competition, call

3. gather or bring together

Similar word(s): muster, summon

Definition categories: contact, collect, garner, gather

4. return to a former condition

Similar word(s): rebound

Definition categories: change, recover, recuperate

5. harass with persistent criticism or carping

Similar word(s): bait, cod, rag, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, twit

Definition categories: communication, bemock, mock