- n a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
- n 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
- n a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
- n an automobile race run over public roads
- n (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
after a short rally Connors won the point
- v gather
- v call to arms; of military personnel
- v gather or bring together
- v return to a former condition
- v harass with persistent criticism or carping
- It was the day before the game with Texas Tech, and 1,800 University of Houston students were gathered for a pep rally.
- Wall Street, they're talking about a summer-long rally as though it were some kind of birthright.
- The protest comes just weeks after another banned rally turned violent, as an estimated 30,000 demonstrators demanding free and fair elections clashed with riot police.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Belfast Telegraph
While we acknowledge the sincere efforts of both Turkey and Brazil to find a solution,Mrs Clinton said, "we are proceeding to rally the international community on behalf of a strong sanctions resolution that will, in our view, send an...
- Barack Obama in New York Times
This kind of comprehensive agreement would be an important step forward in the effort to rally the world around a solution to our climate challenge,Obama said. "And we agreed that each of us would take significant mitigation actions and...
- Serena Williams in SI.com
That was really exciting. Believe it or not, I even thought so,Williams said. "I thought if I could have won that rally, it would have been an awesome fist pump."