What does the word rally mean?

Usage examples for rally

  1. Had they a leader, someone to rally them to action, Pryak and his followers would have been dead within seconds. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  2. Sometimes he'd get the crowd wi' him- sometimes they'd rally to me, and shout him doon. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  3. They grasp the old battle- banner, and carrying it to the new position call upon the Covenanted sons of freedom to rally under its floating folds. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters