Synonyms Word Origin See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com to make known; tell; relate; disclose: to impart a secret. to give; bestow; communicate: to impart knowledge. to grant a part or share of. verb (used without object) to grant a part or share; give. Origin of impart 1425–75; late Middle English
to share. See
part Related forms im·part·a·ble, adjective im·par·ta·tion, im·part·ment, noun im·part·er, noun non·im·par·ta·tion, noun non·im·part·ment, noun pre·im·part, verb (used with object) self-im·part·ing, adjective un·im·part·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for impartment to communicate (information); relate to give or bestow (something, esp an abstract quality) to impart wisdom Derived Forms impartable, adjective impartation or impartment, noun imparter, noun Word Origin
C15: from Old French
impartir, from Latin impertīre, from im- (in) + partīre to share, from pars part
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Word Origin and History for impartment impart v.
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.
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