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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impart, leave, give, pass onverb

    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, bringverb

    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, channelverb

    transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

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


  1. impartverb

    To give a part or share.

  2. impartverb

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

  3. impartverb

    To hold a conference or consultation.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To IMPARTverb

    Etymology: impartior, Latin.

    High state and honours to others impart,
    But give me your heart. Dryden.

    Gentle lady,
    When first I did impart my love to you,
    I freely told you, all the wealth I had
    Ran in my veins. William Shakespeare, Merch. of Venice.

    As in confession the revealing is for the ease of a man's heart; so secret men come to the knowledge of many things, while men rather discharge than impart their minds. Francis Bacon.

    Thou to me thy thoughts
    Wast wont, I mine to thee was wont t' impart. John Milton, P. L.

    I find thee knowing of thyself;
    Expressing well the spirit within thee free,
    My image, not imparted to the brute. John Milton, Par. Lost.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impartnoun

    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. Impartnoun

    to obtain a share of; to partake of

  3. Impartnoun

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

  4. Impartverb

    to give a part or share

  5. Impartverb

    to hold a conference or consultation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impart

    im-pärt′, v.t. to bestow a part of: to give: to communicate: to make known.—v.i. to give a part.—ns. Impartā′tion, the act of imparting; Impart′ment (Shak.), the act of imparting: that which is imparted, disclosure. [O. Fr. empartir—L. impartīrein, on, pars, partis, a part.]

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  1. armpit

  2. Primat

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impart in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impart in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of impart in a Sentence

  1. Robyn Boerstling:

    We think the administration has to do more than just monitor, if the administration can impart a message of urgency, that would certainly be helpful.

  2. Max Botkin:

    I absolutely condemn any suggestion or act of non-consensual touching in any form, as well as disassociation as a coping mechanism for abuse of any kind, i understand and empathize with the parents' and groups' concerns regarding the message the movie may impart.

  3. Jason Halperin:

    You know how much we’ve all been through, our entire community, but now we have safe, effective, life-saving vaccines, and it not only helps him but the entire community and anyone vulnerable around our family, that’s a great lesson to impart to our children.

  4. Rob Montz:

    [Universities] train the next generation of people who are going to run this country, if you fail to impart in them this very basic value, that’s going to affect how they run their businesses or the city council.

  5. Frederick William Robertson:

    The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.

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