- 1Make (information) known; communicate: teachers had a duty to impart strong morals to their studentsMore example sentences
- Good communication requires the ability both to listen and to impart relevant information.
- Her face sets like quick-drying cement and she imparts information strictly on a need-to-know basis.
- The ready reckoner also imparts information on basic car care, safe repairing and various types of accessories.
- 1.1Bestow (a quality): its main use has been to impart a high surface gloss to finished articlesMore example sentences
- As for wine, oak not only imparts some specific qualities as extractable substances, it also allows slow oxygenation of the spirit.
- Hats, of course, were a key element in defining a fisherperson's on-stream image, imparting a quality of costumed playacting to the sport of fly-fishing.
- Yet the very triumph of these principles imparted a rancorous quality to public life, as the wealthy pastoral and professional elite fought to hold on to their advantages.
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- I'm going down expecting to get some impartation that is going to set me on my course for the next couple of years.
- However, I often receive information in what feels like physical impartation: the revelation is ‘downloaded’ into my chest area.
- As far as actual resources for reading yourself, I'm afraid I can't recommend many: this is because most of my beliefs were shaped through being very questioning, impartation from the community, and learning through experience.
late Middle English (in the sense 'give a share of'): from Old French impartir, from Latin impartire, from in- 'in' + pars, part- 'part'.