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ræˈpɔr, -ˈpoʊr, rə-rap·port

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rapport, resonancenoun

    a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people

Wiktionary

  1. rapportnoun

    A relationship of mutual trust and respect.

    He always tried to maintain a rapport with his customers.

    Etymology: From the French rapporter (“to bring back”)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rapportnoun

    relation; proportion; conformity; correspondence; accord

    Etymology: [F., fr. rapporter to bring again or back, to refer; pref. re- re- + apporter to bring, L. apportare. Cf. Report.]

Freebase

  1. Rapport

    Rapport occurs when two or more people feel that they are in sync or on the same wavelength because they feel similar or relate well to each other. Rapport is theorized to include three behavioral components: mutual attention, mutual positivity, and coordination. The word stems from the old French verb rapporter which means literally to carry something back; and, in the sense of how people relate to each other means that what one person sends out the other sends back. For example, they may realize that they share similar values, beliefs, knowledge, or behaviors around politics, music or sports. There are a number of techniques that are supposed to be beneficial in building rapport such as: matching your body language; maintaining eye contact; and matching breathing rhythm. A classic if unusual example of rapport can be found in the book Uncommon Therapy by Jay Haley, about the psychotherapeutic intervention techniques of Milton Erickson. Erickson developed the ability to enter the world view of his patients and, from that vantage point, he was able to make extremely effective interventions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rapport

    ra-pōr′, n. accord, as in the French phrase, 'en rapport,' in harmony. [Fr.]

CrunchBase

  1. Rapport

    Rapport is a multicore technology leader with a family of massively parallel, multiprocessor chips and systems that can be dynamically reconfigured for multiple applications while breaking thermal barriers in performance per watt. Rapport™s chips are being deployed in accelerator boards and high performance systems for government and commercial solutions ranging from intelligent sensor modules to networking devices.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapport in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rapport in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of rapport in a Sentence

  1. Joshua Black:

    It started several years ago back in 2018 when we went to interview him about another homicide, which he did not take credit for because he had nothing to do with it. And then, after that, it was just keeping in touch with him over the course of the next several years, just keeping a rapport with him.

  2. Joseph Ravenell:

    Medical mistrust has been an important barrier to African-Americans seeking health care, and so the barbershop -- where men go on a monthly basis and have an opportunity to develop a rapport with a trusted key opinion leader in the community -- that rapport is a perfect foundation for talking about health, we know that when it comes to people being receptive to health messages, the setting and the mood that people are in can have an impact on how open they are to receiving those messages.

  3. Le Corre:

    There's a strong rapport on the anti-jihadist war and that will continue because France, of course, is at the core of this, both on its territory and in the Middle East, and Trump -- to him, White House state dinner's very important. Donald Trump thinks there are terrorists everywhere, even with relatively few attacks in the US compared to Europe.

  4. Police Chief Mike Chitwood:

    I really do believe in my heart of hearts that we have a really great rapport with our community overall. They know that if there’s a problem, they can come and talk to us.

  5. Helen Prejean:

    I walked in the room and I looked at his face and I remembered, 'Oh my God, he's so young.' Which he is, i sensed he was very respectful, and I felt it was pretty easy to establish a rapport.

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