from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A meeting at a prearranged time and place. See Synonyms at engagement.
- n. A prearranged meeting place, especially an assembly point for troops or ships.
- n. A popular gathering place: The café is a favorite rendezvous for artists.
- n. Aerospace The process of bringing two spacecraft together.
- transitive v. To bring or come together at a rendezvous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A meeting or date.
- n. An agreement to meet; a location or time agreed upon to meet.
- v. To meet at an agreed time and place.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A place appointed for a meeting, or at which persons customarily meet.
- n. Especially, the appointed place for troops, or for the ships of a fleet, to assemble; also, a place for enlistment.
- n. A meeting by appointment.
- n. Retreat; refuge.
- intransitive v. To assemble or meet at a particular place.
- transitive v. To bring together at a certain place; to cause to be assembled.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place of meeting; a place at which persons (or things) commonly meet; specifically, a place appointed for the assembling of troops, or the place where they assemble; the port or place where ships are ordered to join company.
- n. Ameeting; a coming together; an associating.
- n. An appointment made between two or more persons for a meeting at a fixed place and time.
- n. A sign or occasion that draws men together.
- n. A refuge; an asylum; a retreat.
- To assemble at a particular place, as troops.
- To assemble or bring together at a certain place.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a place where people meet
- n. a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
- n. a meeting planned at a certain time and place
- v. meet at a rendezvous
French, from the phrase rendez vous, present yourselves, from Old French : rendez, second person pl. imperative of rendre, to present; see render + vous, yourselves, you (from Latin vōs, you; see wŏ̄s in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French rendez-vous, from rendez, second person plural, imperative, of se rendre ("to go (to)") + vous ("you"). (Wiktionary)