Definitions of impart

  1. of a quality, as in; " 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"
  2. make known; pass on, of information
  3. tell or deposit ( information) knowledge; " give a secret to the Russians"; " leave your name and address here"
  4. 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"
  5. To lay bare; to lay open to attack, danger, or anything objectionable; to render accessible to anything which may affect, especially detrimentally; to make liable; as, to expose one's self to the heat of the sun, or to cold, insult, danger, or ridicule; to expose an army to destruction or defeat.
  6. 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.
  7. To obtain a share of; to partake of.
  8. To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.
  9. To give a part or share.
  10. To hold a conference or consultation.
  11. To bestow a share or portion of; give; to communicate knowledge of; make known.
  12. To bestow a part of: to give: to communicate: to make known.
  13. To give apart.
  14. To give; communicate.
  15. To share; make known; bestow; give.
  16. To bestow a portion of; to bestow; to make known; to communicate.
  17. To give part.
  18. To bestow or give; to communicate; to convey; to make known.

Quotes of impart

  1. The Bible, as a revelation from God, was not designed to give us all the information we might desire, nor to solve all the questions about which the human soul is perplexed, but to impart enough to be a safe guide to the haven of eternal rest. – Albert Barnes
  2. 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. – Thomas Bulfinch
  3. Agnosticism has nothing to impart Its sermons are the exhortations of one who convinces you he stands on nothing and urges you to stand there too. – Anna Julia Cooper
  4. In discussing the process with the actors, I made it clear to them that they could improvise but that the sum total of their improvisation needed to impart certain plot points, and schematic material. – Mike Figgis
  5. Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate. – Kelly Millar
  6. What I try to impart to a musician is to really try to practice the instrument in a really sincere way. Learn as much about music as you possibly can. Learn composition. Study to try to create compositions of your own and put your own personal touch on your music. – Roscoe Mitchell
  7. Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment. – Wendell Phillips
  8. With years of experience doing whatever it takes to get to the bottom of each story, I am looking forward to covering the stories in the human dimension and impart the passion and visceral reactions the audience seeks. – Geraldo Rivera
  9. The true aim of everyone who aspires to be a teacher should be, not to impart his own opinions, but to kindle minds. – Frederick William Robertson
  10. Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them. – Albert Schweitzer
  11. Images have a unique power to impart that which is beyond words. – William Shirley
  12. It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth. – Sophocles
  13. 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. – Margaret Spellings
  14. My effort has been not only to put the Biblical incident in the original setting... but at the same time give the human touch to convey to my public the reverence and elevation these subjects impart to me. – Henry Ossawa Tanner

Usage examples for impart

  1. All have suffered or may suffer, and every one wishes to impart his own experience or to learn from that of others. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. The Spaniards did not think fit to impart to him the resolution which had been taken in the Council of State; but still this implied a new direction given to the course of affairs which could be followed although it was not talked of. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  3. Oh, teach me, Lord, that I may teach The precious things thou dost impart And wing my words that they may reach The hidden depths of many a heart. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  4. Podmore had fallen into a sound slumber while Cranston was busy at the writing- desk, and it was with a lively interest that Phil settled himself to listen to whatever confidences Ben Wade might see fit to impart – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  5. She had kissed his hand, he said, when they parted, for she had a severe cold and would not wish to impart it to him; then happily she had said good night, and he had not seen her again. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  6. And he was not the man to impart the knowledge to anyone else. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  7. But the monarch said: That is not for you, for if I give you that power, and you should impart the secret to another, you will instantly die. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  8. God tell his hardened heart Pure joy must joy impart –  by
  9. It was not hers, and some day she would know that it was not, but the town square at Wrayton was not the place in which to impart knowledge of that kind. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  10. If dropped in water, it would, although colourless, impart a blue tinge to the liquid. – The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune by A. D. Crake
  11. Can you impart to him your own strong will, your steadfast courage, your high ideal? – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  12. The only effect, however, was to impart to the contest an international character. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  13. Ingelheim and Heidesheim furnish the wine from black grapes necessary in a subordinate degree to all sparkling hocks, and very freely had recourse to when it is desired to impart a champagne character to the wine, as is commonly the case when this is intended for consumption in Germany. – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  14. It was evident that he had something on his mind which he wished to impart but felt awkward in approaching it. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  15. The General Council of the earlier thirteenth century was not regularly a representative body, but it was not beyond the range of possibility to impart to it a representative character, and in point of fact that is precisely what was done. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  16. Rightly is it the fundamental decree of our order, that we must impart our secrets only to the pure. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  17. The whole figure, in like manner, assumed a show of life such as we impart to ill- defined shapes among the clouds and half deceive ourselves with the pastime of our own fancy. – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  18. Don't be ridiculous, Polly, and don't impart your impressions of me to Betty, if you please. – The Camp Fire Girls Across the Seas by Margaret Vandercook
  19. What was more, not one of their neighbors would impart any information about them. – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  20. The young violinist had, no doubt, something of a private nature to impart – The Intriguers by William Le Queux

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