impart

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Let me impart a little bit of knowledge to you about the word impart. It means to pass on, transmit, or bestow. If you share this with your study partner, you are imparting your new wisdom.

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To bestow a share or portion of; to give, grant, or communicate; to allow another to partake in; as, to impart food to the poor; the sun imparts warmth.

Verb
make known; pass on, of information

Verb
make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won''t reveal how old she is"; "bring

Verb
tell or deposit (information) knowledge; "give a secret to the Russians"; "leave your name and address here"

Verb
bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"


n.
To bestow a share or portion of; to give, grant, or communicate; to allow another to partake in; as, to impart food to the poor; the sun imparts warmth.

n.
To obtain a share of; to partake of.

n.
To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.

v. i.
To give a part or share.

v. i.
To hold a conference or consultation.


Impart

Im*part" , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imparted; p. pr. & vb. n. Imparting.] [OF. impartir, empartir, L. impartire, impertire; pref. im- in + partire to part, divide, fr. pars, partis, part, share. See Part, n. ] 1. To bestow a share or portion of; to give, grant, or communicate; to allow another to partake in; as, to impart food to the poor; the sun imparts warmth.
Well may he then to you his cares impart.
2. To obtain a share of; to partake of. [R.] Munday. 3. To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.
Gentle lady, When I did first impart my love to you.
Syn. -- To share; yield; confer; convey; grant; give; reveal; disclose; discover; divulge. See Communicate.

Impart

Im*part" , v. i. 1. To give a part or share.
He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none.
2. To hold a conference or consultation. Blackstone.

To bestow a share or portion of; to give, grant, or communicate; to allow another to partake in; as, to impart food to the poor; the sun imparts warmth.

To give a part or share.

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Usage Examples

When I was at drama school, I wanted to change the world, and thought I had some great wisdom to impart to people about humanity. Now that I'm older, I know enough to realise that I know nothing at all.

Schools are not intended to moralize a wicked world, but to impart knowledge and develop intelligence, with only two social aims in mind: prepare to take on one's share in the world's work, and perhaps in addition, lend a hand in improving society, after schooling is done.

Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.

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Other Usage Examples

I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap.

Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education.

The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds.

It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.

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