Simple Definition of impart
: to give (something, such as a quality) to a thing
: to make (something) known to someone
Full Definition of impart
1 : to give, convey, or grant from or as if from a store <her experience imparted authority to her words> <the flavor imparted by herbs>
2 : to communicate the knowledge of : disclose <imparted my scheme to no one>
Examples of impart
Her presence imparted a sense of importance to the meeting.
The oil imparts a distinctive flavor to the sauce.
The chemicals imparted a bluish color to the paper.
Origin of impart
Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French empartir, from Latin impartire, from in- + partire to divide, part
First Known Use: 15th century
Rhymes with impart
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