Im·part v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imparted; p. pr. & vb. n. Imparting.]
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.]
3. To communicate the knowledge of; to make known; to show by words or tokens; to tell; to disclose.
When I did first impart my love to you. --Shak.
Syn: -- To share; yield; confer; convey; grant; give; reveal; disclose; discover; divulge. See Communicate.
n : the transmission of information [syn: conveyance, impartation]