imparted

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Impart \Im*part"\, verb (used with an object) [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}, noun ]

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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