- Rapport is a positive relationship between people.
An example of rapport is a student-teacher relationship built on mutual respect.
Origin of rapportFrench ; from Old French raport, agreement, accord, literally , a bringing back ; from raporter, to bring back ; from re- (; from Classical Latin re-), again + aporter, to bring ; from Classical Latin apportare ; from ad-, to + portare, to carry: see port
Origin of rapportFrench, from Old French, from raporter, to bring back : re-, re- + aporter, to bring (from Latin apportāre : ad-, ad- + portāre, to carry; see per-2 in Indo-European roots).
(countable and uncountable, plural rapports)
rapport - Computer Definition
The former name of device management software from Wyse Technology, San Jose, CA (www.wyse.com) that is designed to centrally control up to 100,000+ devices, including Wyse thin clients (see Winterm), Palm, PocketPC and other mobile devices. Rebranded as "Wyse Device Manager" in 2007, it provides access to local and remote client information stored in one or more MSDE-SQL or MS-SQL databases. It also optimizes network bandwidth during software distribution operations, provides manual and automatic discovery of network devices and performs scheduled updates and remote diagnostics.