impartation

impart

[im-pahrt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to make known; tell; relate; disclose: to impart a secret.
2.
to give; bestow; communicate: to impart knowledge.
3.
to grant a part or share of.
verb (used without object)
4.
to grant a part or share; give.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin impartīre to share. See im-1, part

impartable, adjective
impartation, impartment, noun
imparter, noun
nonimpartation, noun
nonimpartment, noun
preimpart, verb (used with object)
self-imparting, adjective
unimparted, adjective


1. reveal, divulge. See communicate. 2. grant, cede, confer.


1. conceal.
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impart (ɪmˈpɑːt)
 
vb
1.  to communicate (information); relate
2.  to give or bestow (something, esp an abstract quality): to impart wisdom
 
[C15: from Old French impartir, from Latin impertīre, from im- (in) + partīre to share, from pars part]
 
im'partable
 
adj
 
impar'tation
 
n
 
im'partment
 
n
 
im'parter
 
n

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impart
late 15c., from M.Fr. impartir, from L. impartire (also impertire) "to share in, divide with another, communicate," from in- "in" + partire "to divide, part."
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