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Pronunciation:  'rândi`voo

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a meeting planned at a certain time and place
  2. [n]  a place where people meet; "he was waiting for them at the rendezvous"
  3. [n]  a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
  4. [v]  meet at a rendezvous

RENDEZVOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: tryst
 See Also: appointment, assignation, coming together, date, engagement, get together, meet, meeting, place, spot, topographic point, tryst



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ren"dez*vous\ (r?n"d?*v[=oo] or {r?n}"-; 277), n.;
    pl. {Rendezvouses} (r?n"d?-v[=oo]`z?z).
    Note: [Rare in the plural.] [F. rendez-vous, properly, render
          yourselves, repair to a place. See {Render}.]
    1. A place appointed for a meeting, or at which persons
       customarily meet.
             An inn, the free rendezvous of all travelers. --Sir
                                                   W. Scott.
    2. Especially, the appointed place for troops, or for the
       ships of a fleet, to assemble; also, a place for
             The king appointed his whole army to be drawn
             together to a rendezvous at Marlborough.
    3. A meeting by appointment. --Sprat.
    4. Retreat; refuge. [Obs.] --Shak.
  2. \Ren"dez*vous\ (r[e^]n"d[e^]*v[=oo] or r[aum]N"-;
    277), v. i. [imp. &. p. p. {Rendezvoused} (-v[=oo]d); p. pr.
    & vb. n. {Rendezvousing} (-v[=oo]*[i^]ng).]
    To assemble or meet at a particular place.
  3. \Ren"dez*vous\, v. t.
    To bring together at a certain place; to cause to be
    assembled. --Echard.
Computing Dictionary

1. In ada, the method of synchronising the activity of different tasks.

2. Query language, close to natural English.

["Seven Steps to Rendezvous with the Casual User", E. Codd in Data Base Management, J.W. Klimbie et al eds, N-H 1974, pp.179-199].