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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.


  1. impart

    To impart means to provide or transfer information, knowledge, or skills to someone else. It can also refer to conveying or transmitting abstract qualities like values or feelings.

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. Jacinda Ardern:

    This is for him now. It’s for him to carve out his own space, be his own kind of leader. Actually, there is no advice I can really impart. I can share information, I can share experiences, but this is now for him, you won’t find me commenting on domestic politics, I’ve had my time.

  3. David Juurlink:

    For many patients, dietary modification( less fat and alcohol) would make acid-lowering drugs unnecessary and would impart other long-term benefits as well, patients should appreciate that, like all drugs, PPIs carry risk. The fact that they're available over the counter doesn't mean they're safe.

  4. 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.

  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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