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impart

[ im-pahrt ]
/ ɪmˈpɑrt /
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verb (used with object)
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; share.
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Origin of impart

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English, from Latin impartīre “to share”; see im-1, part

synonym study for impart

1. See communicate.

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British Dictionary definitions for impart

impart
/ (ɪmˈpɑːt) /

verb (tr)
to communicate (information); relate
to give or bestow (something, esp an abstract quality)to impart wisdom

Derived forms of impart

impartable, adjectiveimpartation or impartment, nounimparter, noun

Word Origin for impart

C15: from Old French impartir, from Latin impertīre, from im- (in) + partīre to share, from pars part
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