rapport

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rapport a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rapport răp*pōrt"; F. rȧ`pôr" Relation; proportion; conformity; correspondence; accord. "'T is obvious what rapport there is between the conceptions and languages in every country."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rapport To have relation or reference; relate; refer.
    • n rapport Harmonious relation; correspondence; accord or agreement; affinity; analogy: used as a French word, often in the phrase en rapport, in or into close relation, accord, or harmony.
    • n rapport In French law. a report on a case, or on a subject submitted; a return.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rapport ra-pōr′ accord, as in the French phrase, 'en rapport,' in harmony.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. rapporter, to bring again or back, to refer; pref. re-, re- + apporter, to bring, L. apportare,. Cf. Report
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

I'm in full rapport with their Supreme Grand Admiral.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
I suppose the coincidence was owing to our mental "rapport," as the French express it.
"She and I, Volume 1" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Many investigators assert that the "rapport," meaning the relationship between the subject and hypnotist, is all important.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
There was no rapport between her figures.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Because of that rapport.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
On n'a jusqu'ici aucun rapport direct de Waldseemuller imprimateur de Saint Die, avec le navigateur Florentin.
"The Conquest of Canada (Vol. 1 of 2)" by George Warburton
It had to be pattern rapport.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
The unconscious strain of being in rapport with ship and crew didn't hit me until I was out of the chair.
"A Question of Courage" by Jesse Franklin Bone
There was a rapport between man and animal that was understood.
"Deathworld" by Harry Harrison
Then he probed gently, trying to establish rapport with Dar Girdek.
"The Weakling" by Everett B. Cole
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In poetry:

My spirit has pass'd in compassion and determination around the whole
earth;
I have look'd for equals and lovers, and found them ready for me in
all lands;
I think some divine rapport has equalized me with them.
"Salut Au Monde" by Walt Whitman
While Nature, sovereign of this gnarl'd realm,
Lurking in hidden barbaric grim recesses,
Acknowledging rapport however far remov'd,
(As some old root or soil of earth its last-born flower or fruit,)
Listens well pleas'd.
"Italian Music In Dakota" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Obama's needed rapport with China's Xi.
Mirroring body language to create rapport .
Buffalo High band goes campingFour-day trip to Colorado builds confidence rapport BY CHUCK CARLSON Sometimes you just need to get away to get the job done.
Success of Clinton Choice Hinges on Rapport .
Small talk can be a great way to establish rapport during an interview, but you need to know when to shift the conversation to the job opening and your qualifications.
Small talk can be a great way to establish rapport during an interview, but you need to know when to shift the conversation to the job opening and your qualifications.
Collaborating with veteran trumpeter Paolo Fresu in an intimate setting is something guitarist Ralph Towner has wanted to do for more than a decade, and it's easy to understand why given their elegant, simpatico rapport.
Battlestar Galactica': Ben Cotton talks Coker, Adama rapport.
Poll numbers and punditry are all very well and good, but the rapport between the candidate and his audience, the vibes that you can feel, tells you a lot too about how a campaign is going.
British Prime Minister David Cameron, who says he has a rapport with the president despite their differing political affiliations, congratulated Obama on his successful reelection bid today.
Those who have watched the Patriots' first three training camp practices have probably noticed the obvious -- quarterback Tom Brady has a solid rapport with receivers Jabar Gaffney and Donte' Stallworth.
His cleverly crafted observations about family weddings and the perils of biscuit dunking create an exceptional rapport with his audience of all ages.
There is already an excellent rapport among the doctors, as they joke with each other about what's to come.
The two struck an instant rapport on this, their first, encounter.
But the composer/lyricist has long enjoyed a special rapport with Washington audiences.
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In science:

Varje rapport inneh åller uppgifter om tidpunkt, l äge, i vissa fall ub åtstyp, hastighet och/eller f ärdriktning etc.
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De presenterade f ärdv ägarna är ej sanna f ärdv ägar, utan de visar bara l ängs vilka rapporter de verkliga f ärdv ägarna g år.
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Neveu, A continuous state branching process in relation with the GREM model of spin glass theory, Rapport interne no. 267, Ecole Polytechnique, Juillet 1992. 13. E.
About the cavity fields in mean field spin glass models
Langevin, La physique des électrons, Rapport au Congrès international des Sciences et Arts, Saint Louis (1904).
Nature and Quantization of the Proton Mass: An Electromagnetic Model
Calcul stochastique non adapt´e par rapport `a la mesure de Poisson.
Invariance of Poisson measures under random transformations
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