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ren·dez·vous

 (rän′dā-vo͞o′, -də-)
n. pl. ren·dez·vous (-vo͞oz′)
1. A meeting at a prearranged time and place. See Synonyms at engagement.
2. A prearranged meeting place, especially an assembly point for troops or ships.
3. A popular gathering place: The café is a favorite rendezvous for artists.
4. Aerospace The process of bringing two spacecraft together.
tr. & intr.v. ren·dez·voused (-vo͞od′), ren·dez·vous·ing (-vo͞o′ĭng), ren·dez·vous (-vo͞oz′)
To bring or come together 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 wō̆s in Indo-European roots).]

rendezvous

(ˈrɒndɪˌvuː)
n, pl -vous (-ˌvuːz)
1. a meeting or appointment to meet at a specified time and place
2. a place where people meet
3. (Astronautics) an arranged meeting of two spacecraft
vb
to meet or cause to meet at a specified time or place
[C16: from French, from rendez-vous! present yourselves! from se rendre to present oneself; see render]

ren•dez•vous

(ˈrɑn dəˌvu, -deɪ-)

n., pl. -vous (-ˌvuz)

v. -voused (ˌvud)
-vous•ing (-ˌvu ɪŋ) n.
1. an agreement to meet at a certain time and place.
2. the meeting itself.
3. a place designated for a meeting or assembling, as of troops.
4. a meeting of two or more spacecraft in outer space.
5. a popular gathering place.
v.t., v.i.
6. to assemble at an agreed time and place.
[1585–95; < Middle French, n. use of rendez-vous (imperative) present yourselves; see render1]

rendezvous

1. A pre-arranged meeting at a given time and location from which to begin an action or phase of an operation, or to which to return after an operation. See also join-up.
2. In land warfare, an easily found terrain location at which visitors to units, headquarters or facilities are met by personnel from the element to be visited. See also contact point.

rendezvous


Past participle: rendezvoused
Gerund: rendezvousing

Imperative
rendezvous
rendezvous
Present
I rendezvous
you rendezvous
he/she/it rendezvous
we rendezvous
you rendezvous
they rendezvous
Preterite
I rendezvoused
you rendezvoused
he/she/it rendezvoused
we rendezvoused
you rendezvoused
they rendezvoused
Present Continuous
I am rendezvousing
you are rendezvousing
he/she/it is rendezvousing
we are rendezvousing
you are rendezvousing
they are rendezvousing
Present Perfect
I have rendezvoused
you have rendezvoused
he/she/it has rendezvoused
we have rendezvoused
you have rendezvoused
they have rendezvoused
Past Continuous
I was rendezvousing
you were rendezvousing
he/she/it was rendezvousing
we were rendezvousing
you were rendezvousing
they were rendezvousing
Past Perfect
I had rendezvoused
you had rendezvoused
he/she/it had rendezvoused
we had rendezvoused
you had rendezvoused
they had rendezvoused
Future
I will rendezvous
you will rendezvous
he/she/it will rendezvous
we will rendezvous
you will rendezvous
they will rendezvous
Future Perfect
I will have rendezvoused
you will have rendezvoused
he/she/it will have rendezvoused
we will have rendezvoused
you will have rendezvoused
they will have rendezvoused
Future Continuous
I will be rendezvousing
you will be rendezvousing
he/she/it will be rendezvousing
we will be rendezvousing
you will be rendezvousing
they will be rendezvousing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rendezvousing
you have been rendezvousing
he/she/it has been rendezvousing
we have been rendezvousing
you have been rendezvousing
they have been rendezvousing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rendezvousing
you will have been rendezvousing
he/she/it will have been rendezvousing
we will have been rendezvousing
you will have been rendezvousing
they will have been rendezvousing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rendezvousing
you had been rendezvousing
he/she/it had been rendezvousing
we had been rendezvousing
you had been rendezvousing
they had been rendezvousing
Conditional
I would rendezvous
you would rendezvous
he/she/it would rendezvous
we would rendezvous
you would rendezvous
they would rendezvous
Past Conditional
I would have rendezvoused
you would have rendezvoused
he/she/it would have rendezvoused
we would have rendezvoused
you would have rendezvoused
they would have rendezvoused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rendezvous - a meeting planned at a certain time and placerendezvous - a meeting planned at a certain time and place
coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
assignation, tryst - a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
2.rendezvous - a place where people meet; "he was waiting for them at the rendezvous"
place, spot, topographic point - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
3.rendezvous - a daterendezvous - a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
appointment, engagement, date - a meeting arranged in advance; "she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"
Verb1.rendezvous - meet at a rendezvous
get together, meet - get together socially or for a specific purpose

rendezvous

noun
1. appointment, meeting, date, engagement, tryst (archaic), assignation I had decided to keep my rendezvous with him.
2. meeting place, venue, gathering point, place of assignation, trysting-place (archaic) Their rendezvous would be the hotel at the airport.
verb
1. meet, assemble, get together, come together, collect, gather, rally, muster, converge, join up, be reunited The plan was to rendezvous on Sunday afternoon.

rendezvous

noun
1. A commitment to appear at a certain time and place:
2. A frequently visited place:
Slang: hangout.
verb
To come together face-to-face by arrangement:
Translations
لِقاءمَكان اللِقاءمُلْتَقىمَوْعِدمَوْعِد للإلْتِقاء
schůzkasetkánísrazdostaveníčkomísto setkání
mødemødestedrendezvousstævnemøde
tapaaminen
sastanak
találkatalálkahelytalálkozóhely
fundarstaîursamkomustaîurstefnumót
会う約束
랑데부
pasimatymaspasimatymo vietasusitarimassusitikimo vieta
satikšanāssatikšanās vietatikšanāstikšanās vietatikšanās/sapulcēšanās vieta
miesto stretnutia
möte
การนัดพบตามเวลาที่นัดไว้
randevubuluşmabuluşma yeri
cuộc hẹn bí mật

rendezvous

[ˈrɒndɪvuː]
A. N (rendezvous (pl)) [ˈrɒndɪvuːz]
1. (= date) → cita f; (= meeting) → reunión f
to have a rendezvous with sbtener una cita con algn
rendezvous in space; space rendezvouscita espacial
to make a rendezvous with another ship at seaefectuar un enlace con otro buque en el mar
2. (= meeting-place) → lugar m de reunión
B. VIreunirse, encontrarse; [spaceship] → tener un encuentro en el espacio (with con) we will rendezvous at eightnos reuniremos a las ocho
the ships will rendezvous off Vigolos buques efectuarán el enlace a la altura de Vigo

rendezvous

[ˈrɒndivuː]
nrendez-vous m inv
vi (= meet) [people] → se rejoindre
to rendezvous with sb → rejoindre qn

rendezvous

n (= place)Treffpunkt m; (= agreement to meet)Rendezvous nt
visich treffen (with mit)

rendezvous

[ˈrɒndɪˌvuː]
1. n (meeting) → appuntamento; (meeting place) → punto or luogo di ritrovo
2. viritrovarsi; (spaceship) → effettuare un rendez-vous

rendezvous

(ˈrondivuː) plural ˈrendezvous (-vuː) noun
1. an agreement to meet someone somewhere. They had made a rendezvous to meet at midnight.
2. the place where such a meeting is to be. The park was the lovers' usual rendezvous.
3. the meeting itself. The rendezvous took place at midnight.
4. a place where a certain group of people meet or go regularly. This pub is the rendezvous for the local artists and poets.

rendezvous

مَوْعِد schůzka rendezvous Rendezvous ραντεβού encuentro tapaaminen rendez-vous sastanak appuntamento 会う約束 랑데부 rendez-vous stevnemøte randka encontro marcado встреча möte การนัดพบตามเวลาที่นัดไว้ randevu cuộc hẹn bí mật 约会
References in classic literature ?
State of the fur trade of the Rocky Mountains American enterprises General Ashley and his associates Sublette, a famous leader Yearly rendezvous among the mountains Stratagems and dangers of the trade Bands of trappers Indian banditti Crows and Blackfeet Mountaineers Traders of the Far West Character and habits of the trapper
In the months of June and July, when there is an interval between the hunting seasons, a general rendezvous is held, at some designated place in the mountains, where the affairs of the past year are settled by the resident partners, and the plans for the following year arranged.
said Athos; "here's a rendezvous much more serious than the other.
We have a rendezvous, you remember, at the Place Royale.
Captain," pursued the man, "to-morrow, the day after to-morrow, a month hence, ten years hence, you will find me ready to cut your throat; but go first to your rendezvous.
So the Big Nation assembled all its ships of war from all over the world, and was about to send them three hundred and fifty thousand miles to the place of rendezvous, when the President of the Big Nation received the following note from the President of the Little Nation:
Hence there have been, in all ages and nations, certain places set apart for public rendezvous, where the curious might meet and satisfy their mutual curiosity.
When you have done so we will contrive to arrange a rendezvous out of doors.
1} The Isle of Pines was once a famous rendezvous of pirates.
The three ships of war came together again at the island of Juan Fernandez, their appointed rendezvous, but waited in vain for the Isaac Todd.
After four months of incredible suffering, their baggage having been pillaged, and their attendants beaten and slain, they arrived at Kazeh, a sort of central rendezvous for traders and caravans.
There was only the moon now to wait for; and they were pretty sure that she would not fail in the rendezvous.