Definition of rally :
1. A political mass meeting.
2. Good- humored raillery.
3. The act or process of rallying ( in any of the senses of that word).
4. To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.
5. To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
6. To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
7. To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
8. To recover strength after a decline in prices; - said of the market, stocks, etc.
9. To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.
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refresh (part of speech: verb)
- But as I think it over- it always is best to be kind, and I believe I'll let him get through this rally- it's just four days- free and happy man. - "The Tinder-Box", Maria Thompson Daviess.
- " Some of you know," she continued, " that the Students' Commission has decided to make a humorous debate the main feature of the morning rally. - "Betty Wales Freshman", Edith K. Dunton.
- I was half afraid from your note that this little rally had some weight with you, and that as one result of it you meant to cover now. - "Masters of the Wheat-Lands", Harold Bindloss.