rsvp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, répondez (answer) s’il vous plaît (please).

Verb[edit]

rsvp

  1. (informal) To respond to an invitation, usually to indicate that one will be coming to the corresponding event.
    Will you rsvp for the party?
    When did you rsvp to the wedding invitation?

Usage notes[edit]

Generally one rsvps to invitations and rsvps for events, as in the example sentences provided. An RSVP regrets only means that the sender will assume the invited people will come unless they reply.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of répondez s'il vous plaît (please reply).

Abbreviation [please replace this header][edit]

rsvp

  1. (at the end of a letter) Please reply.

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