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tr.v. im·part·ed, im·part·ing, im·parts
1. To grant a share of; bestow: impart a subtle flavor; impart some advice.
2. To make known; disclose: persuaded to impart the secret.
3. To pass on; transmit: imparts forward motion.
[Middle English imparten, from Old French impartir, from Latin impertīre, impartīre : in-, in; see in-2 + partīre, to share (from pars, part-, part; see perə-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
1. to communicate (information); relate
2. to give or bestow (something, esp an abstract quality): to impart wisdom.
[C15: from Old French impartir, from Latin impertīre, from im- (in) + partīre to share, from pars part]
ˌimparˈtation, imˈpartment n
1. to make known; disclose: to impart a secret.
2. to give; bestow: to impart knowledge.
3. to grant a part or share of.v.i.
4. to grant a part or share; give.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin impartīre to share]
Past participle: imparted
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|Verb||1.||impart - transmit (knowledge or skills); "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"; "impart a new skill to the students"|
convey - make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me"
tell - let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
bequeath, will, leave - leave or give by will after one's death; "My aunt bequeathed me all her jewelry"; "My grandfather left me his entire estate"
give - convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
|2.||impart - 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"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
factor - be a contributing factor; "make things factor into a company's profitability"
instill, transfuse - impart gradually; "Her presence instilled faith into the children"; "transfuse love of music into the students"
tinsel - impart a cheap brightness to; "his tinseled image of Hollywood"
throw in - add as an extra or as a gratuity
|3.||impart - transmit or serve as the medium for transmission; "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"|
convey, express, carry - serve as a means for expressing something; "The painting of Mary carries motherly love"; "His voice carried a lot of anger"
bring, convey, take - take something or somebody with oneself somewhere; "Bring me the box from the other room"; "Take these letters to the boss"; "This brings me to the main point"
wash up - carry somewhere (of water or current or waves); "The tide washed up the corpse"
pipe in - bring in through pipes; "Music was piped into the offices"
bring in - transmit; "The microphone brought in the sounds from the room next to mine"
retransmit - transmit again
carry - be conveyed over a certain distance; "Her voice carries very well in this big opera house"
يَمْنَح، يُضْفي على
to give (eg information). She said she had vital information to impart. meedeel يَمْنَح، يُضْفي على съобщавам dar sdělit mitteilen meddele; give videre μεταδίδω, ανακοινώνωcomunicar, hacer saber edastama دادن؛ فاش کردن antaa communiquer למסור, לתת प्रदान करना pružati, priopćiti közöl memberikan veita, gefa impartire 知らせる 알리다, 말하다, 전하다 perteikti, perduoti dot; sniegt memberitahu verstrekkenmeddele, bibringeudzielić سورى كول، مېخ كول، سپېل ( په تېره شى ) اخاطه كول dar a comunica сообщать oznámiť posredovati saopštiti ge, skänka ให้ vermek, bildirmek, söylemek 告知 надавати ابلاغ کرنا truyền đạt 告诉