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rally (verb) 1. people grouping to support a person. 2. recover from a state of ill health or bad condition.

When people rally behind a person they come in a group to support the person. When you say the followers rallied to support their leader, you mean that they all came together in a group to support them. When a person rallies people, they bring together people to support a purpose or another person. An election rally is the meeting or procession of a large group of supporters of a party. A political rally is a large number of the followers of a political party gathering at a meeting or a procession taken out by them. When a person rallies they recover health, after being ill for a period. When the shares of a company rally they increase in value after a fall.

  • All the members of the party rallied behind their leader when the opposition attacked his policies. They put forth arguments in defense of his policies, and severely criticized the opposition.
  • Even after the operation, he has never rallied. His position has improved but only slightly, and the condition of his health is not sound.
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