Definition of impart in English:

impart

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • 1Make (information) known.

    ‘the teachers imparted a great deal of knowledge to their pupils’
    • ‘While these definitions impart a flavour of the concept, they are extremely vague.’
    • ‘They also impart knowledge to people newly diagnosed with diabetes, walking with them in empathy.’
    • ‘I wonder where she stands on responsibility for imparting information about wilful ignorance?’
    • ‘Your wonderful way of teaching and imparting critical information is so helpful and inspiring.’
    • ‘Further, it should have full control over the institutions which impart training.’
    • ‘He said it in a tone that suggested he was imparting great wisdom.’
    • ‘And he imparts some wisdom that seems to have resonance beyond the craps table.’
    • ‘Is it answered professionally or are you rudely grilled before information is reluctantly imparted?’
    • ‘Then you'll impart your newfound wisdom to local schoolchildren during nighttime field trips.’
    • ‘Good communication requires the ability both to listen and to impart relevant information.’
    • ‘Computer education is also imparted to the children.’
    • ‘Thus, this new definition of airflow obstruction appears to impart useful prognostic information.’
    • ‘Visitors could also get a feel of the polytechnic education and the kind of training imparted to the students.’
    • ‘The ready reckoner also imparts information on basic car care, safe repairing and various types of accessories.’
    • ‘Her face sets like quick-drying cement and she imparts information strictly on a need-to-know basis.’
    • ‘Urdu education was imparted to students in these institutions along with religious education.’
    • ‘Merely imparting information is not educating.’
    • ‘I have run out of " wisdom " to sagely impart to my students.’
    • ‘This work imparts seminal information on the use of biological and chemical weapons in the ancient world, and as such it provides an outlook missing from much current thought about this era.’
    • ‘It's important that this information is imparted to the audience.’
    communicate, pass on, convey, transmit, relay, relate, recount, set forth, present, tell, make known, make public, go public with, report, announce, proclaim, spread, disseminate, circulate, promulgate, broadcast
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    1. 1.1 Bestow (a quality)
      ‘shiitake mushrooms impart a wonderfully woody flavour to the salad’
      • ‘Some gums now make it easy for dairy processors to add the benefits of soluble fiber to products without imparting an undesirable thickness.’
      • ‘I think that imparts a bit of a club feel and helps with the vibe.’
      • ‘At its best, the tribal way of life imparts a vibrant sense of solidarity.’
      • ‘The oil imparts flavour and helps to soften the aubergines as they cool.’
      • ‘The banana leaves and warm earth impart a special flavor to the food.’
      • ‘In sweaters, for example, the blend's wool component retains body heat and imparts thickness, while cotton makes it comfortable to wear.’
      • ‘Yet the very triumph of these principles imparted a rancorous quality to public life, as the wealthy pastoral and professional elite fought to hold on to their advantages.’
      • ‘The music in its patience and sense of perseverance imparts a sense of sympathetic healing.’
      • ‘As for wine, oak not only imparts some specific qualities as extractable substances, it also allows slow oxygenation of the spirit.’
      • ‘And a peep from an uncommon angle imparts a new dimension not just to the artist's world view but also to the audience.’
      • ‘New oak imparts distinct flavour compounds to a wine.’
      • ‘Beauty aside, the canyon imparts a healthy dose of insignificance.’
      • ‘It might, except that the heavy right spin placed on the cue ball imparts a small amount of left spin to the object ball.’
      • ‘Hats, of course, were a key element in defining a fisherperson's on-stream image, imparting a quality of costumed playacting to the sport of fly-fishing.’
      • ‘It is a gangster film with darkened images meant to impart an art-house quality.’
      • ‘Whether ethylene imparts a capacity or capability in the mechanisms of graviperception or in the components of signal transduction or response pathways cannot be established by the experiments reported.’
      • ‘When you throw - through a complicated series of articulations of the shoulder, elbow and wrist - you produce a sort of whiplash effect that imparts speed and distance to the ball.’
      • ‘The velocity already imparted by Earth's rotation is that much less needed by the rocket's own fuel to attain the necessary orbital speed.’
      • ‘This superhot vapor rapidly expands outward, imparting a tiny amount of force to the object.’
      • ‘A few Red Clover blossoms in a pot of any tea impart a nice honey flavor.’
      give, bestow, confer, grant, lend, accord, afford, provide, supply, offer, yield, contribute
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Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘give a share of’): from Old French impartir, from Latin impartire, from in- ‘in’ + pars, part- ‘part’.

Pronunciation

impart

/ɪmˈpɑːt/