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Definition of "rendezvous" []

  • A meeting at a prearranged time and place. See Synonyms at engagement. (noun)
  • A prearranged meeting place, especially an assembly point for troops or ships. (noun)
  • A popular gathering place: The café is a favorite rendezvous for artists. (noun)
  • Aerospace The process of bringing two spacecraft together. (noun)
  • To bring or come together at a rendezvous. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "rendezvous" in a sentence
  • "And then finally on the third day, we're going to wake up and we get right into what we call the rendezvous checklist."
  • "The word rendezvous plainly indicates some kind of a meeting."
  • "I was not traced – our rendezvous is still a secret for which the government would pay a thousand dollars!"