[ verb ] tell or deposit (information) knowledge


give pass_on leave


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

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

Decca is not the only large commercial company to impart instruction .

(Robert L. Duncan, The Voice of Strangers....)

Rector had no doubt that Hino would come_back from the village bursting with information , ready to impart it with his customary gusto , liberally embellished with his active imagnation .

Related terms

tell give bequeath conveyance

[ verb ] of a quality, as in


: "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"

Used in print

(Norman Kent, "The Watercolor Art of Roy M. Mason"...)

`` Speed in painting a picture is valid only when it imparts spontaneity and crispness , but unless the artist has lots of experience so that he can control rapid execution , he would do_well to take these first sketches and soberly reorder their design to achieve a unified composition .

[ verb ] make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret


"The auction house would not disclose the price" "She won't reveal her age" "bring out the truth" "he broke the news to her"

[ verb ] make known; pass on, of information