- to make known; tell; relate; disclose: to impart a secret.
- to give; bestow; communicate: to impart knowledge.
- to grant a part or share of.
- to grant a part or share; give.
Origin of impart
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Examples from the Web for imparting
The American system should take a lesson from Asian countries in imparting basic skills.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More
November 30, 2013
He had been just hours from departing on a 12-day trip London, imparting to his latest flock a new sense of needing a priest.Monsignor Meth Kevin Wallin: The Kinky Priest Who Sold Meth
January 22, 2013
His manner of imparting information, is thoughtful, and appropriate to the scene.The Uncommercial Traveller
But whether he was surprised or not surprised, the consequence of your imparting it might be the same.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
Hal and Reg were as much surprised at Dick's news, as at his manner of imparting it.Australia Revenged
I have no hesitation in imparting to you all I know of the last episode that, as he used to say, had "come to him."Lord Jim
My third brother was very keen on imparting to us a variety of knowledge.My Reminiscences
- to communicate (information); relate
- to give or bestow (something, esp an abstract quality)to impart wisdom
Word Origin and History for imparting
early 15c., "to give a part of (one's possessions); late 15c., "to share, take part," from Old French impartir (14c.), from Late Latin impartire (also impertire) "to share in, divide with another, communicate," from assimilated form of in- "into, in" (see in- (2)) + partire "to divide, part" (see part (v.)). Related: Imparted; imparting.