RSVP'd or RSVPed; RSVP'ing or RSVPing

intransitive verb

: to respond to an invitation

RSVP

2 of 2

abbreviation

please reply

Examples of RSVP in a Sentence

Verb They asked us to RSVP by this Friday.
Recent Examples on the Web
Verb
The market is free to enter but those who RSVP online in advance will be entered to win raffles and giveaways. Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 When the invitation comes, RSVP your regrets promptly to the hosts and send a card directly to the in-law couple, congratulating them and wishing them the very best for a happy celebration. Send questions to Amy Dickinson at askamy@amydickinson.com. Amy Dickinson, Star Tribune, 16 July 2021 See all Example Sentences for RSVP 

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Word History

Etymology

Abbreviation

French répondez s'il vous plaît

First Known Use

Verb

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of RSVP was in 1953

Dictionary Entries Near RSVP

Cite this Entry

“RSVP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RSVP. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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