impart (imparts, present participle imparting; past and past participle imparted)
- (transitive) To give or bestow (e.g. a quality or property).
- The sun imparts warmth.
- to impart food to the poor
- (transitive) To give a part or to share.
- Synonyms: bequeath, bestow, give, Thesaurus:give
- 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book VIII, line [https://books.google.com/books?id=WPdJAAAAIAAJ&pg=PA202&dq=%22Expressing+well+the+spirit+within+thee+free,+/+My+image,+not+imparted+to+the+brute%22 440]
- Expressing well the spirit within thee [Adam] free, / My [God's] image, not imparted to the brute.
- (transitive) To make known; to show (by speech, writing etc.).
- Synonyms: disclose, tell, Thesaurus:announce, Thesaurus:inform
- 1662, John Dryden, ''letter to Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon
- Well may he then to you his cares impart.
- c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene ii]:
- Gentle lady, / When I did first impart my love to you.
- (intransitive) To hold a conference or consultation.
- (transitive) To obtain a share of; to partake of.
- French: donner, communiquer, transmettre
- German: mitteilen, vermitteln, weitergeben
- Portuguese: comunicar, passar
- Russian: сообща́ть
- Spanish: impartir