Definitions for: Rendezvous


[n] a meeting planned at a certain time and place
[n] a place where people meet; "he was waiting for them at the rendezvous"
[n] a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
[v] meet at a rendezvous



Webster (1913) Definition: Ren"dez*vous (r?n"d?*v[=oo] or r?n"-; 277), n.;
pl. Rendezvouses (r?n"d?-v[=oo]`z?z).

Note: [Rare in the plural.] [F. rendez-vous, properly, render
yourselves, repair to a place. See Render.]
1. A place appointed for a meeting, or at which persons
customarily meet.

An inn, the free rendezvous of all travelers. --Sir
W. Scott.

2. Especially, the appointed place for troops, or for the
ships of a fleet, to assemble; also, a place for
enlistment.

The king appointed his whole army to be drawn
together to a rendezvous at Marlborough.
--Clarendon.

3. A meeting by appointment. --Sprat.

4. Retreat; refuge. [Obs.] --Shak.


Ren"dez*vous (r[e^]n"d[e^]*v[=oo] or r[aum]N"-;
277), v. i. [imp. &. p. p. Rendezvoused (-v[=oo]d); p. pr.
& vb. n. Rendezvousing (-v[=oo]*[i^]ng).]
To assemble or meet at a particular place.


Ren"dez*vous, v. t.
To bring together at a certain place; to cause to be
assembled. --Echard.

Synonyms: tryst

See Also: appointment, assignation, coming together, date, engagement, get together, meet, meeting, place, spot, topographic point, tryst

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