noun, plural ren·dez·vous [rahn-duh-vooz; French rahn-de-voo] /ˈrɑn dəˌvuz; French rɑ̃ dɛˈvu/.
verb (used with or without object), ren·dez·voused [rahn-duh-vood] /ˈrɑn dəˌvud/, ren·dez·vous·ing [rahn-duh-voo-ing] /ˈrɑn dəˌvu ɪŋ/.
- render unto caesar the things which are caesar's,
- render unto caesar the things which are caesar's, and unto god the things that are god's,
- rendering works,
- rendu-osler-weber disease,
- rendu-osler-weber syndrome,
Origin of rendezvous
Examples from the Web for rendezvous
He could not return home, and in order to see his mother one last time, he had to rendezvous in a secret location.
When they rendezvous again at Langley during the funeral, it was to make it official.‘Homeland’: The 7 Plot Points You Need to Remember for the Season 3 Premiere|Andrew Romano|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From algae-powered ships to a rendezvous with an asteroid, see five of the most exciting science and tech projects in the plan.Five Coolest Things in Obama’s New Budget Proposal|Josh Dzieza|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This lunchtime rendezvous, after all, is tantamount to a date.Romney and Obama’s First Lunch: A Social Etiquette Guide|Kevin Fallon|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes great nations have a rendezvous with greatness, and such is the case today.Translated from the French by Janet Lizop.
Not far from this resting-place is the chief place of rendezvous and pastime of the citizens.A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy|Ida Pfeiffer
Malicorne began to scratch his ear, as he asked, "What time did the king fix for the rendezvous in your apartments?"Louise de la Valliere|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
It was evident that my cabin had been appointed as a rendezvous, though I had no acquaintance with any of my three visitors.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien
An hour later and we were in full retreat to our rendezvous in the San de Cubitas mountains.Thirty Years on the Frontier|Robert McReynolds
These were to rendezvous the next fall with the Algonkins, who were already on the spot to the number of 1,000.The Country of the Neutrals|James H. Coyne
noun plural -vous (-ˌvuːz)
Word Origin for rendezvous
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.).