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7 definitions found
 for rendezvous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rendezvous \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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rendezvous \Ren"dez*vous\, v. t.
     To bring together at a certain place; to cause to be
     assembled. --Echard.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rendezvous \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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              An inn, the free rendezvous of all travelers. --Sir
                                                    W. Scott.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Especially, the appointed place for troops, or for the
        ships of a fleet, to assemble; also, a place for
        enlistment.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The king appointed his whole army to be drawn
              together to a rendezvous at Marlborough.
                                                    --Clarendon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A meeting by appointment. --Sprat.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Retreat; refuge. [Obs.] --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "rendezvous":
     appointment, assemble, assemblee, assembly, assignation,
     assignation house, at home, ball, brawl, bunch, bunch up, caucus,
     clot, cluster, collect, colloquium, come together, commission,
     committee, conclave, concourse, congregate, congregation, congress,
     conventicle, convention, converge, convocation, copulate, council,
     couple, crowd, dance, date, diet, eisteddfod, festivity, fete,
     flock together, flow together, forgather, forgathering, forum,
     fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gathering,
     get-together, hangout, haunt, herd together, hive, horde,
     housewarming, huddle, league, levee, link, love nest, mass, meet,
     meeting, meeting place, merge, mill, muster, panel, party,
     place of assignation, plenum, prom, purlieu, quorum, raise, rally,
     rally around, reception, seance, seethe, session, shindig, sit-in,
     sitting, soiree, stamping, stream, surge, swarm, symposium, synod,
     throng, tryst, turnout, unite
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  rendezvous
  
     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].
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  RENDEZVOUS. A place appointed for meeting. 
       2. Among seamen it is usual when vessels sail under convoy, to have a 
  rendezvous in case of dispersion by storm, an enemy, or other accident, 
       3. The place where military men meet and lodge, is also called a 
  rendezvous. 
  
  

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