Definitions for impartɪmˈpɑrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•partɪmˈpɑrt(v.t.)

  1. to make known; disclose:

    to impart a secret.

  2. to give; bestow:

    to impart knowledge.

  3. to grant a part or share of.

  4. (v.i.)to grant a part or share; give.

Origin of impart:

1425–75; late ME < L impartīre to share

im•part′a•ble(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impart, leave, give, pass on(verb)

    transmit (knowledge or skills)

    "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"

  2. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring(verb)

    bestow a quality on

    "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"

  3. impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel(verb)

    transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

    "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"

Wiktionary

  1. impart(Verb)

    To give a part or share.

  2. impart(Verb)

    To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.

  3. impart(Verb)

    To hold a conference or consultation.

  4. Origin: From imparten, from impartir, empartir, from impartio, impertio, from im- + partio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impart(noun)

    to bestow a share or portion of; to give, grant, or communicate; to allow another to partake in; as, to impart food to the poor; the sun imparts warmth

  2. Impart(noun)

    to obtain a share of; to partake of

  3. Impart(noun)

    to communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose

  4. Impart(verb)

    to give a part or share

  5. Impart(verb)

    to hold a conference or consultation


Translations for impart

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

impart(verb)

to give (eg information)

She said she had vital information to impart.

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