- an agreement between two or more persons to meet at a certain time and place.
- the meeting itself.
- a place designated for a meeting or assembling, especially of troops or ships.
- a meeting of two or more spacecraft in outer space.
- a favorite or popular gathering place.
- to assemble at an agreed time and place.
Origin of rendezvous
- a meeting or appointment to meet at a specified time and place
- a place where people meet
- an arranged meeting of two spacecraft
- to meet or cause to meet at a specified time or place
Word Origin and History for rendezvouses
1590s, "place for assembling of troops," from Middle French rendez-vous, noun use of rendez vous "present yourselves," from rendez, plural imperative of rendre "to present" (see render (v.)) + vous "you," from Latin vos, from PIE *wos- "you" (plural). General sense of "appointed place of meeting" is attested from 1590s.
1640s, from rendezvous (n.).