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Main Entry: 1ral·ly
Pronunciation: primarystressral-emacron
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): ral·lied; ral·ly·ing
Etymology: from French rallier "to call or come together for a common purpose," from early French ralier (same meaning), from re- "again, back" and alier "to unite"
1 a : to bring or come together for a common purpose <rallied to the cause> b : to bring back to order <rallied the retreating troops>
2 : to rouse from low spirits or weakness <the patient rallied>
3 : to make a comeback <the team rallied in the fourth quarter> <stock prices rallied at the close of trading>

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