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rendezvous

[ rahn-duh-voo, -dey-; French rahn-de-voo ]SEE DEFINITION OF rendezvous
  • nounget-together
  • nounplace for get-together
  • verbmeet, often secretly

Synonyms for rendezvous

  • assignation
  • blind date
  • tryst
  • affair
  • appointment
  • date
  • engagement
  • matinee
  • meet
  • meeting
  • double date
  • heavy date
  • one night stand
  • tête-à-tête
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But Allister had not come in, although he was usually the first at a rendezvous.

The keeper of the rendezvous received us gladly, and we shipped immediately.

Not for anything must she be first at the rendezvous, even though it were only for a drawing-lesson.

Had she decoyed him to the rendezvous in the dark but to betray him to the bandits with whom she was in league?

His house was the rendezvous of all the nobility of the Court.'

Church and chapel had been the rendezvous of armed fanatics.

But the Avenger did not gain her rendezvous as soon as she expected.

They wanted to get a bit away from the factory so as not to seem to be having a rendezvous in front of it.

He then looked out for a post card from the spies, appointing a rendezvous.

Of course I shall miss my rendezvous; but they will not be put off so easily.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR RENDEZVOUS

affair

nounillicit sexual relationship

appointments

nounarrangement for meeting; prearranged meeting
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