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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ral·ly /ˈræli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ral·ly v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rallied p. pr. & vb. n. Rallying.]  To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ral·ly, v. i.
 1. 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.   --Dryden.
    Innumerable parts of matter chanced just then to rally together, and to form themselves into this new world.   --Tillotson.
 2. To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
 3. To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ral·ly, n.; pl. Rallies
 1. The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word).
 2. A political mass meeting. [Colloq. U. S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ral·ly, v. t.  To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.
    Honeycomb . . . rallies me upon a country life.   --Addison.
 Strephon had long confessed his amorous pain,
 Which gay Corinna rallied with disdain.   --Gay.
 Syn: -- To banter; ridicule; satirize; deride; mock.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ral·ly v. i. To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ral·ly, n. Good-humored raillery.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
           [syn: mass meeting]
      2: 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" [syn: rallying]
      3: a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness
      4: an automobile race run over public roads
      5: (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes;
         "after a short rally Connors won the point" [syn: exchange]
      v 1: gather; "drum up support" [syn: beat up, drum up]
      2: call to arms; of military personnel [syn: call up, mobilize,
          mobilise] [ant: demobilize]
      3: gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do
         something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your
         courage" [syn: muster, summon, come up, muster up]
      4: return to a former condition; "The jilted lover soon rallied
         and found new friends"; "The stock market rallied" [syn: rebound]
      5: 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" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize,
          tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, ride]
      [also: rallied]