Definition of Rallying

1. Noun. The act of mobilizing for a common purpose. "The bell was a signal for the rallying of the whole neighborhood"

Generic synonyms: Mobilisation, Mobilization



2. Adjective. Rousing or recalling to unity and renewed effort. "A rallying cry"
Similar to: Encouraging

3. Noun. The feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort. "He feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"
Exact synonyms: Rally
Generic synonyms: Effort, Exploit, Feat
Derivative terms: Rally, Rally

Definition of Rallying

1. Verb. (present participle of rally) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rallying

1. the sport of driving in rallyes [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rallying

ralliance
rallied
rallier
ralliers
rallies
ralliform
ralline
rally
rally around
rally round
rallycross
rallye
rallyes
rallygoer
rallygoers
rallying (current term)
rallying cry
rallying point
rallyingly
rallyings
rallyist
rallyists
raloxifene
raloxifenes
ralph
ralphed
ralphie
ralphies
ralphing
ralphs

Literary usage of Rallying

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... that so brave a man had fallen, And rallying stood around his corse array'd. Yet not were therefore mindless of their might 730 The Achaians, ..."

2. The Lombard Communes: A History of the Republics of North Italy by William Francis Thomas Butler (1906)
"From this time forth, it is said, the name Waiblingen was used as the rallying cry of the supporters of the Hohenstaufen, that of Welf became synonymous ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... as a rallying cry against the English. The song, in part, reads thus translated: Mother, hail! Thou with sweet springs flowing, Thou fair fruits ..."

4. The American Rural School, Its Characteristics, Its Future and Its Problems by Harold Waldstein Foght (1910)
"The Rural School must again become the rallying Point of Country Interests. — Meanwhile, something must be done for the great army of boys and girls ..."

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