rally

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1 rally /ˈræli/ noun
plural rallies
1 rally
/ˈræli/
noun
plural rallies
Learner's definition of RALLY
[count]
: a public meeting to support or oppose someone or something
see also pep rally
finance : an increase in price or value after a decrease in price or value
sports : an occurrence in which a team or player that has been behind or playing badly begins to play well
sports : a continuous series of hits back and forth between players in tennis or a similar game
: a car race that is usually held on public roads
2 rally /ˈræli/ verb
rallies; rallied; rallying
2 rally
/ˈræli/
verb
rallies; rallied; rallying
Learner's definition of RALLY
[no object] : to meet publicly to support or oppose something : to come together for a rally
[+ object] : to cause (people) to join together to publicly support or oppose something
[no object] : to publicly support or oppose something or someone as a group
also : to join together as a group to do something
[+ object] : to cause (a group of people) to have new energy and enthusiasm in a difficult time or situation
[no object] : to improve suddenly after a period of weakness, failure, etc.

rally around

[phrasal verb] or chiefly British rally round
rally around/round (someone or something)
: to join together to support (someone or something) in a difficult time or situation
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