Definition of impart verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    impart

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpɑːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpɑːrt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they impart
    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpɑːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpɑːrt//
     
    he / she / it imparts
    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpɑːts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpɑːrts//
     
    past simple imparted
    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpɑːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpɑːrtɪd//
     
    past participle imparted
    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpɑːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpɑːrtɪd//
     
    -ing form imparting
    BrE BrE//ɪmˈpɑːtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpɑːrtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1impart something (to somebody) to pass information, knowledge, etc. to other people synonym convey
  2. 2impart something (to something) to give a particular quality to something synonym lend The spice imparts an Eastern flavour to the dish.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘give a share of’): from Old French impartir, from Latin impartire, from in- ‘in’ + pars, part- ‘part’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: impart