Definition of impart in English:

impart

verb

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

    ‘teachers had a duty to impart strong morals to their 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.’
    • ‘Good communication requires the ability both to listen and to impart relevant information.’
    • ‘I wonder where she stands on responsibility for imparting information about wilful ignorance?’
    • ‘Thus, this new definition of airflow obstruction appears to impart useful prognostic information.’
    • ‘I have run out of " wisdom " to sagely impart to my students.’
    • ‘While these definitions impart a flavour of the concept, they are extremely vague.’
    • ‘Then you'll impart your newfound wisdom to local schoolchildren during nighttime field trips.’
    • ‘Visitors could also get a feel of the polytechnic education and the kind of training imparted to the students.’
    • ‘Computer education is also imparted to the children.’
    • ‘Is it answered professionally or are you rudely grilled before information is reluctantly imparted?’
    • ‘He said it in a tone that suggested he was imparting great wisdom.’
    • ‘Merely imparting information is not educating.’
    • ‘They also impart knowledge to people newly diagnosed with diabetes, walking with them in empathy.’
    • ‘Further, it should have full control over the institutions which impart training.’
    • ‘Your wonderful way of teaching and imparting critical information is so helpful and inspiring.’
    • ‘Her face sets like quick-drying cement and she imparts information strictly on a need-to-know basis.’
    • ‘It's important that this information is imparted to the audience.’
    • ‘The ready reckoner also imparts information on basic car care, safe repairing and various types of accessories.’
    • ‘And he imparts some wisdom that seems to have resonance beyond the craps table.’
    • ‘Urdu education was imparted to students in these institutions along with religious education.’
    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
    View synonyms
    1. 1.1 Bestow (a quality)
      ‘its main use has been to impart a high surface gloss to finished articles’
      • ‘The music in its patience and sense of perseverance imparts a sense of sympathetic healing.’
      • ‘I think that imparts a bit of a club feel and helps with the vibe.’
      • ‘It is a gangster film with darkened images meant to impart an art-house quality.’
      • ‘Beauty aside, the canyon imparts a healthy dose of insignificance.’
      • ‘This superhot vapor rapidly expands outward, imparting a tiny amount of force to the object.’
      • ‘New oak imparts distinct flavour compounds to a wine.’
      • ‘A few Red Clover blossoms in a pot of any tea impart a nice honey flavor.’
      • ‘Some gums now make it easy for dairy processors to add the benefits of soluble fiber to products without imparting an undesirable thickness.’
      • ‘As for wine, oak not only imparts some specific qualities as extractable substances, it also allows slow oxygenation of the spirit.’
      • ‘The banana leaves and warm earth impart a special flavor to the food.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘And a peep from an uncommon angle imparts a new dimension not just to the artist's world view but also to the audience.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘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.’
      give, bestow, confer, grant, lend, accord, afford, provide, supply, offer, yield, contribute
      View synonyms

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

/ɪmˈpɑrt//imˈpärt/