RSVP

verb
\ ˌär-ˌes-ˌvē-ˈpē How to pronounce RSVP (audio) \
RSVP'd or RSVPed; RSVP'ing or RSVPing

Definition of RSVP

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to respond to an invitation

Definition of RSVP (Entry 2 of 2)

please reply

Examples of RSVP in a Sentence

Verb They asked us to RSVP by this Friday.

First Known Use of RSVP

Verb

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for RSVP

Abbreviation

French répondez s'il vous plaît

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“RSVP.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RSVP. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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RSVP

verb

English Language Learners Definition of RSVP

chiefly US : to respond to an invitation

R.S.V.P.

abbreviation

Kids Definition of R.S.V.P.

please reply
Hint: The abbreviation R.S.V.P. comes from the French phrase répondez s'il vous plaît, which means "please reply."

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