verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of impart
Examples from the Web for impart
The unusual textures (santouri, ney, lyra, clarinets, voices) impart a mystical quality to this work.
McDonald attempts to impart on him the severity of the consequences he will face should he find himself back in this courtroom.Private Prisons Rule With Little Oversight on America’s Border|Caitlin Dickson|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dave benefited from having experienced grower friends who could impart their knowledge onto him when he got started.Will Home Grown Marijuana Go the Way of Moonshine?|Caitlin Dickson|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They have been used to impart profound wisdom and humorous mockery.
That lesson—perseverance despite obstacles that may seem insurmountable—was exactly the message that Obama sought to impart.
And, indeed, you have not had time to impart your late success to me.Dangerous Connections, v. 1, 2, 3, 4|Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
They walked down the hill, stopped many times by returning citizens anxious to impart information.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The soil contains sufficient ferruginous matter, to impart a red tinge to nearly the whole of it.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa|David Livingstone
Nothing but faith can impart true elevation to a man's course and character.Notes on the Book of Genesis|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Life alone can impart life; and though we should burst we can only be valued as we make ourselves valuable.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
Word Origin for impart
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.