英 ['rɒndɪvuː; -deɪvuː]
- n. 约会；约会地点；集结地
- vi. 会合；约会
- vt. 在指定地点与…相会
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1. Vulgar Latin *rendere (formed by dissimilation or on analogy of its antonym, prendre "take"), from Latin reddere "give back, return, restore," from red- "back" + comb. form of dare "give".
2. rend- "give back, present, yield, deliver; repeat, say again".
3. *rendere => rendre => render.
4. from Middle French rendez-vous, rendez (plural imperative of rendre "present") + vous "you".
5. literally "present yourselves".
6. => place for assembling of troops, appointed place of meeting.
来自中古法语 rendez vous,呈现你自己，表现你自己，来自 rendez,呈现，给予，来自 rendre 的复数祈使格，词源同 render,vous,你，来自 you 的斜格。
- rendezvous:  Rendezvous was borrowed from French rendez-vous, a lexicalization of rendezvous, the imperative plural of se rendre. This meant literally ‘present yourself’ – that is, at a particular place. English first used the word as a verb in the mid 17th century.
- rendezvous (n.)
- 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.
- rendezvous (v.)
- 1640s, from rendezvous (n.).
- 1. He failed to keep a rendezvous after sensing a police trap.
- 2. She wondered where they were going to rendezvous afterwards.
- 3. I had almost decided to keep my rendezvous with Tony.
- 4. The plan was to rendezvous with him on Sunday afternoon.
- 5. Their rendezvous would be the Penta Hotel at Heathrow Airport.
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