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Meaning of RAPPORT

Pronunciation:  ra'powr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  sympathetic compatibility
  2. [n]  a feeling of sympathetic understanding
  3. [n]  relation of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
 

RAPPORT is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: accord, compatibility, resonance
 
 See Also: affinity, compatibility, fellow feeling, kinship, sympathy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rap*port"\, n. [F., fr. rapporter to bring again or
back, to refer; pref. re- re- + apporter to bring, L.
apporter to bring, L. apportare. Cf. {Report}.]
Relation; proportion; conformity; correspondence; accord.

      'T is obvious what rapport there is between the
      conceptions and languages in every country. --Sir W.
                                               Temple.

{En` rap`port"}[F.], in accord, harmony, or sympathy; having
   a mutual, especially a private, understanding; in
   mesmerism, in that relation of sympathy which permits
   influence or communication.

 

 

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