Rendezvous

English

Noun

Rendezvous (plural rendezvous)
  1. A meeting or date.
    I have a rendezvous with a friend in three weeks.
  2. An agreement to meet; a location or time agreed upon to meet.
    “Get the party started at the rendezvous at oh six hours.”

Verb

Rendezvous (third-person singular simple present rendezvous or rendezvouses, present participle rendezvousing, simple past and past participle rendezvoused)

  1. To meet at an agreed time and place.
    Let's rendezvous at the bordello at 8:00 and go from there.

Thesaurus

appointment, assemble, assemblee, assembly, assignation, assignation house, at home, ball, brawl, bunch, bunch up, caucus, clot, cluster, collect, colloquium, come together, commission, committee, conclave, concourse, congregate, congregation, congress, conventicle, convention, converge, convocation, copulate, council, couple, crowd, dance, date, diet, eisteddfod, festivity, fete, flock together, flow together, forgather, forgathering, forum, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gathering, get-together, hangout, haunt, herd together, hive, horde, housewarming, huddle, league, levee, link, love nest, mass, meet, meeting, meeting place, merge, mill, muster, panel, party, place of assignation, plenum, prom, purlieu, quorum, raise, rally, rally around, reception, seance, seethe, session, shindig, sit-in, sitting, soiree, stamping, stream, surge, swarm, symposium, synod, throng, tryst, turnout, unite

Etymology

From French rendez-vous, from rendez, second person plural of se rendre (to go (to)) + vous (you).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA: /ˈɹɑndəˌvu/, /ˈɹɑndeɪˌvu/
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Translations

Noun

Verb

See also

  • rendez-vous for French definition, spelling, and pronunciation

Danish

Noun

Rendezvous n. (singular definite Rendezvouset or rendezvous'et, plural indefinite Rendezvouser or rendezvous'er)

  1. rendezvous

Etymology

From French rendez-vous.

Synonyms

  • stævnemøde

Inflection

Last modified on 24 February 2012, at 01:10