Definitions for: Impart


[v] make known; pass on, of information
[v] make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"
[v] tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"
[v] of a quality, as in; "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"



Webster (1913) Definition: Im*part", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imparted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Imparting.] [OF. impartir, empartir, L. impartire,
impertire; pref. im- in + partire to part, divide, fr. pars,
partis, part, share. See Part, n. ]
1. 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.

Well may he then to you his cares impart. --Dryden.

2. To obtain a share of; to partake of. [R.] --Munday.

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

Gentle lady, When I did first impart my love to you.
--Shak.

Syn: To share; yield; confer; convey; grant; give; reveal;
disclose; discover; divulge. See Communicate.


Im*part", v. i.
1. To give a part or share.

He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that
hath none. --Luke iii.
11.

2. To hold a conference or consultation. --Blackstone.

Synonyms: add, bestow, break, bring, bring out, contribute, convey, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give, give away, leave, lend, let on, let out, pass on, reveal

See Also: alter, babble, babble out, betray, bewray, blab, blab out, blackwash, blow, breathe, change, come out, come out of the closet, communicate, confide, evince, express, flash, get around, get out, give thanks, hint, instill, intend, intercommunicate, leak, look, mean, muckrake, out, peach, say, show, sing, spring, suggest, talk, tattle, tell, tell, thank, throw in, tinsel, transfuse

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