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
impartationplay \ˌim-ˌpär-ˈtā-shən\ noun
impartmentplay \im-ˈpärt-mənt\ noun
Examples of impart in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of impart from the Web
Below is a look at some of the wisdom that speakers imparted upon the class of 2017. 1.
Resting a hand on the often-cold scanning plate can help impart a little warmth to the experience.
Just before dying from a stab in the back inflicted by his enemies, Gelin imparts the information about the murder plot to Stewart.
Graduate Sarah Berkowitz, of Buffalo Grove, implored her classmates to make use of the advice that older adults have imparted on them.
Zanahoria Pungent tumeric vinaigrette imparted a gingery earthiness to Thumbelina (small) carrots in this dish.
After Sun Soothing Mist imparts a lavender and peppermint scent while serving as a pick-me-up after a long day outdoors.
Richard Avedon has spent the last 40-plus years trying to impart to his audience that what counts in a photograph is what is visible in a photograph.
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Origin and Etymology 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
IMPART Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impart for English Language Learners
: to give (something, such as a quality) to a thing
: to make (something) known to someone
IMPART Defined for Kids
Definition of impart for Students
1 : to give or grant from or as if from a supply The sun imparts warmth.
2 : to make known She imparted the news.
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