Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation répondez s'il vous plaît (please reply)

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  • initialism Initialism of reply please. (written on an invitation to request that the invited person reply to confirm whether or not they will be attending.)
  • initialism computing Initialism of Resource reservation protocol. (at Wikipedia)
  • verb intransitive To reply to an invitation.

Etymologies

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From the French RSVP, répondez s'il vous plaît, meaning “reply please”.

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