Word of the Day
Friday, July 19, 2013

Definitions for rendezvous

  1. to assemble at an agreed time and place.
  2. an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain time and place.
  3. the meeting itself.

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Citations for rendezvous
Tomorrow morning at five-forty-five A.M., we will rendezvous in front of handsome Eddie's courtyard. James Ellroy, Clandestine, 2011
On July 22nd, the Odyssey finally emerged from the ice and rendezvoused with its sister ship, the Nordic Orion. Keith Gessen, "Polar Express," The New Yorker, Dec. 24, 2004
Origin of rendezvous
Rendezvous comes from the French word of the same spelling which literally means "present yourselves." It is also related to the common English word render.