verb (used without object), RSVPed or RSVP'd, RSVPing or RSVP'ing.
to reply to an invitation: Don't forget to RSVP before Thursday.
noun, plural RSVP's.
a reply to an invitation: He sent a lovely bouquet of flowers with his RSVP.
(used on an invitation to indicate that the favor of a reply is requested).
Also, R.S.V.P.

1895–1900; < French r(épondez) s('il) v(ous) p(laît) please reply Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
abbreviation for
répondez s'il vous plaît
[French: please reply]

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Computing Dictionary

RSVP definition

1. Répondez s'il vous plait.
2. Resource Reservation Protocol.
3. Revolutionary Surrealist Vandal Party.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. French répondez s'il vous plaǐt (respond if you please—that is, a response is expected)

  2. Resource Reservation Protocol

  3. Retired and Seniors Volunteers Program

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