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IMPART

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does impart mean? 

IMPART (verb)
  The verb IMPART has 4 senses:

1. tell or deposit (information) knowledge
2. bestow a quality on
3. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
4. make known; pass on, of information

  Familiarity information: IMPART used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPART (verb)


Sense 1impart [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tell or deposit (information) knowledge

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

impart; pass on; give; leave

Context examples:

give a secret to the Russians / leave your name and address here

Hypernyms (to "impart" is one way to...):

tell (let something be known)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 2impart [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bestow a quality on

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

contribute; lend; impart; add; bestow; bring

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "impart" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "impart"):

instill; transfuse (impart gradually)

tinsel (impart a cheap brightness to)

throw in (add as an extra or as a gratuity)

Sentence frames:

Something is ----ing PP
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Sense 3impart [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

disclose; divulge; let on; unwrap; reveal; let out; give away; expose; impart; discover; bring out; break

Context examples:

The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold / The actress won't reveal how old she is / bring out the truth / he broke the news to her / unwrap the evidence in the murder case

Hypernyms (to "impart" is one way to...):

tell (let something be known)

Cause:

break; get around; get out (be released or become known; of news)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "impart"):

reveal (disclose directly or through prophets)

babble; babble out; blab; blab out; let the cat out of the bag; peach; sing; spill the beans; talk; tattle (divulge confidential information or secrets)

leak (tell anonymously)

confide (reveal in private; tell confidentially)

betray; bewray (reveal unintentionally)

spring (produce or disclose suddenly or unexpectedly)

come out; come out of the closet; out (to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality)

out (reveal (something) about somebody's identity or lifestyle)

blow (cause to be revealed and jeopardized)

muckrake (explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures)

blackwash (bring (information) out of concealment)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 4impart [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make known; pass on, of information

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

convey; impart

Hypernyms (to "impart" is one way to...):

communicate; intercommunicate (transmit thoughts or feelings)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "impart"):

give thanks; thank (express gratitude or show appreciation to)

intend; mean (mean or intend to express or convey)

evince; express; show (give expression to)

breathe (manifest or evince)

flash (make known or cause to appear with great speed)

look (convey by one's expression)

say (communicate or express nonverbally)

hint; suggest (drop a hint; intimate by a hint)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something to somebody


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