• I Hear the Enemy, Let Us Rally--1-43-088
    I Hear the Enemy, Let Us Rally--1-43-088
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rally return to a former condition "The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends","The stock market rallied"
    • v rally harass with persistent criticism or carping "The children teased the new teacher","Don't ride me so hard over my failure","His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
    • v rally call to arms; of military personnel
    • v rally gather or bring together "muster the courage to do something","she rallied her intellect","Summon all your courage"
    • v rally gather "drum up support"
    • n rally 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 rally (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes "after a short rally Connors won the point"
    • n rally an automobile race run over public roads
    • n rally a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
    • n rally a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Rally A political mass meeting.
    • n Rally Good-humored raillery.
    • Rally The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word).
    • v. t Rally To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire. "Honeycomb . . . rallies me upon a country life.""Strephon had long confessed his amorous pain,
      Which gay Corinna rallied with disdain."
    • Rally To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
    • v. t Rally To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
    • Rally To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite. "The Grecians rally , and their powers unite.""Innumerable parts of matter chanced just then to rally together, and to form themselves into this new world."
    • Rally To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
    • v. i Rally To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rally To bring together or into order again by urgent effort; urge or bring to reunion for joint action; hence, to draw or call together in general for a common purpose: as, to rally a disorganized army; to rally voters to the polls.
    • rally To call up or together, unite, draw, gather up, concentrate, etc., energetically.
    • rally To come together or into order again with haste or ardor; reunite energetically; hence, to gather or become conjoined for a common and; cohere for aid or support.
    • rally To come into renewed energy or action; acquire new or renewed strength or vigor; undergo restoration or recovery, either partial or complete: as, the market rallied from its depression; the patient rallied about midnight.
    • n rally A rapid or ardent reunion for effort of any kind; a renewal of energy in joint action; a quick recovery from disorder or dispersion, as of a body of troops or other persons.
    • n rally Theat., specifically, the general scramble or chase of all the players in a pantomime; a mêlée of pantomimists, as at the end of a transformation scene.
    • n rally In lawn-tennis, the return of the ball over the net from one side to the other for a number of times consecutively.
    • n rally A quick recovery from a state of depression or exhaustion; renewal of energy or of vigorous action; return to or toward the prior or normal condition, as in disease, trade, active exertion of any kind, etc.: as, a rally in the course of a disease; a rally in prices.
    • rally To attack with raillery; treat with jocose, satirical, or sarcastic pleasantry; make merry with in regard to something; poke fun at; quiz.
    • rally Synonyms Banter, etc. (see banter), joke, quiz, tease.
    • rally To use pleasantry or satirical merriment.
    • n rally An exercise of good humor or satirical merriment.
    • rally In boxing, to attack vigorously.
    • rally In sporting, to parry.
    • n rally In electioneering, a mass-meeting of a political party: as, a Republican rally was held in the town hall.
    • n rally The military signal for rallying: as, to sound the rally.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Rally ral′i to gather again: to collect and arrange, as troops in confusion: to recover
    • v.i Rally to reassemble, esp. after confusion: to recover wasted strength:—pa.t. and pa.p. rallied (ral′id)
    • n Rally act of rallying: a mêlée of pantomimists, as at the end of a transformation scene: recovery of order: recovery of prices: the return of the ball in tennis, playing frequently from one side to the other
    • v.t Rally ral′i to attack with raillery: to banter
    • v.i Rally to exercise raillery:—pa.t. and pa.p. rall′ied
    • n Rally satirical merriment
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  • John Haggai
    John Haggai
    “Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    “Nothing dies so hard, or rallies so often as intolerance.”
  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
    “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.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. ralier, F. rallier, fr. L. pref. re-, + ad, + ligare, to bind. See Ra-, and 1st Ally


In literature:

Who will rally round me?
"The Golden Grasshopper" by W.H.G. Kingston
He rallied swiftly, however.
"The Brentons" by Anna Chapin Ray
A third time they were rallied; this time they pushed straight forward to the works.
"Three Years in the Sixth Corps" by George T. Stevens
Strong pickets were set, in case the Afghans should rally and return.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
Taliaferro rallied, Campbell rallied, the Stonewall itself under Ronald rallied.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Then, I beg to inform you, you are needed at a grand rally at Baretti's.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
The British captain rushed on deck, clad only in his shirt and drawers, and strove manfully to rally his crew.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Broken, they again rallied; and forming into squads in the woods, made desperate bush-fighting.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
But at the moment when ruin seemed certain the older faith rallied to a new resistance.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
Then, a nobler spirit prevailing within her, Katherine rallied her fortitude.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet

In poetry:

The days will rally, wreathing
Their crazy tarantelle;
And you must go on breathing,
But I'll be safe in hell.
"Braggart" by Dorothy Parker
From the mountain and the moor,
Forest green and ocean shore
All the faerie kin he rallies
Making music evermore.
"The Satyr" by C S Lewis
It is not death, but pain
That struggles in thy breast—
Nay, rally, Edward, rouse again;
I cannot let thee rest!"
"A Death-Scene" by Emily Jane Bronte
"Firm--united--let us be,
Rallying round our Liberty;
As a band of brothers join'd,
Peace and safety we shall find."
"Hail, Columbia!" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
From ills that others scape or shirk,
He rarely fails to rally;
For him, his most "composing" work
Is labour of the "galley."
"The Happy Printer" by Henry Austin Dobson
If sign would yield that it had bled,
Or rallied from the faithless blow,
Or sick or sullen stooped to wed,
She craved to know.
"The Letter L" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Wall Street Takes Breather After Two-Week Rally.
No 12 Falcons rally to top rivals, 20-15.
Civic leaders in Briawrwood called for better communication from the state's Department of Transportation, during an August 25 rally at the Briarwood -Van Wyck subway station on Queens Boulevard.
Above, supporters of Republican nominee Mitt Romney wave letters to spell out the battleground state's name during a rally last month at North Canton Hoover High School.
Harley-Davidson Stokes Sturgis Tradition at 2012 Rally.
This year's Sturgis Rally begins on August 5th, and hundreds of thousands of bikers will descend on the Black Hills.
That handily beat the average bull-market advance of 83 percent in rallies between 1929 and 2009.
View images from the infamous 2006 Bullrun exotic car rally.
" chant that is a fixture at President Obama's rallies, rival Mitt Romney said Tuesday that they should be saying "Four more weeks.
With a third British rally title secured, Keith Cronin is eyeing a step up to World or Intercontinental Challenge level next season.
Anti-Dragas Rally Held At Rotunda.
Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry holds up a Boston Red Sox shirt at a rally in Manchester, N.H. By Jill Lawrence, USA TODAY.
Should Investors Buy Into Big Pharma Rally.
Don't buy into Wall Street's 'summer rally' promos.
Warriors rally to beat New Canaan , 2-1.

In science:

Theorem 1 is a generalization of a result of Heumos-Rallis.
On Unitary Representations of GL2n Distinguished by the Symplectic Group
The method of proof of Heumos-Rallis does not generalize directly to the case m > 1.
On Unitary Representations of GL2n Distinguished by the Symplectic Group
The idea, due to Heumos-Rallis, is to apply Bernstein’s principle of meromorphic continuation.
On Unitary Representations of GL2n Distinguished by the Symplectic Group
For this reason the method of proof of Heumos-Rallis does not generalize directly to U (δ, 2m).
On Unitary Representations of GL2n Distinguished by the Symplectic Group
The purpose of this note is to announce an extension of the descent method of Ginzburg, Rallis, and Soudry to the setting of essential ly self dual representations.
Descent Construction for Gspin Groups: Main Results and Applications