Im*part" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imparted; p. pr. & vb. n. Imparting.] [OF. impartir, empartir, L. impartire, impertire; pref. im- in + partire to part, divide, fr. pars, partis, part, share. See Part, n. ]

1.

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.

Well may he then to you his cares impart. Dryden.

2.

To obtain a share of; to partake of.

[R.]

Munday.

3.

To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.

Gentle lady, When I did first impart my love to you. Shak.

Syn. -- To share; yield; confer; convey; grant; give; reveal; disclose; discover; divulge. See Communicate.

 

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Im*part" (?), v. i.

1.

To give a part or share.

He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none. Luke iii. 11.

2.

To hold a conference or consultation.

Blackstone.

 

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