rally

rally

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  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /ˈɹæli/
  • Rhymes: -æli
  • Hyphenation: ral‧ly

From Middle French rallier (French rallier), from Old French ralier, from Latin prefix re- + ad + ligare (to bind; to ally).

rally (plural rallies)

  1. A public gathering or mass meeting that is not mainly a protest and is organized to inspire enthusiasm for a cause.
  2. A protest or demonstration for or against something, but often with speeches and often without marching, especially in North America.
  3. (squash, table tennis, tennis, badminton) A sequence of strokes between serving and scoring a point.
  4. (motor racing) An event in which competitors drive through a series of timed special stages at intervals. The winner is the driver who completes all stages with the shortest cumulative time.
  5. (business, trading) A recovery after a decline in prices (said of the market, stocks, etc.)
  • (increase in value): dead cat bounce

rally (third-person singular simple present rallies, present participle rallying, simple past and past participle rallied)

  1. (transitive) To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
    Synonym: muster
  2. (intransitive) To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble.
    Synonym: unite
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness.
    Synonym: recuperate
  4. (business, trading, of the market, stocks etc., intransitive) To recover strength after a decline in prices.
    Synonyms: bounce back, rebound
    Antonym: decline

From French railler. See rail (to scoff).

rally (third-person singular simple present rallies, present participle rallying, simple past and past participle rallied)

  1. (transitive) To tease; to chaff good-humouredly.

rally (uncountable)

  1. Good-humoured raillery.
  • “rally”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
  • Ryall

Borrowed from Spanish rally, from English rally.

  • IPA(key): /rali/ [ra.li]
  • Rhymes: -ali

rally inan

  1. (motor racing) rally
  • “rally”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • IPA(key): [ˈrɛlɪ]

rally f (indeclinable)

  1. rally (motor racing event)
    Synonym: rallye f

Unadapted borrowing from English rally.

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛl.li/, /relˈli/**
  • Rhymes: -ɛlli, -i

rally m (invariable)

  1. rally event involving groups of people

From English rally.

rally n (definite singular rallyet, indefinite plural rally or rallyer, definite plural rallya or rallyene)

  1. a rally (e.g. in motor sport)
  • “rally” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

From English rally.

rally n (definite singular rallyet, indefinite plural rally, definite plural rallya)

  1. a rally (e.g. in motor sport)
  • “rally” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

rally m (plural rallys)

  1. Alternative spelling of rali

Unadapted borrowing from English rally.

  • IPA(key): /ˈrali/ [ˈra.li]
  • Rhymes: -ali

rally m (plural rallys)

  1. (motor racing) rally

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.

  • “rally”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

rally n

  1. (motor racing) rally
  • rally in Svensk ordbok (SO)
  • rally in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • rally in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

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