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Definition of Rally

Rally

  1. To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
  2. To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
  3. To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
  4. To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
  5. The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word).
  6. A political mass meeting.
  7. To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.
  8. To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.
  9. Good-humored raillery.

Rally Quotations

Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.
Douglas MacArthur

The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity.
Mitch Daniels

The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error.
Friedrich Schiller

When you become part of something, in some way you count. It could be a march; it could be a rally, even a brief one. You're part of something, and you suddenly realize you count. To count is very important.
Studs Terkel

In order to rally people, governments need enemies... if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us.
Nhat Hanh
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Rally Translations

rally in French is rallient, rallier, rallye, rallions, ralliez
rally in German is Sternenfahrt, Treffen
rally in Swedish is samla, retas med, rally

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