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English verb: impart

1. impart (possession) transmit (knowledge or skills)


SamplesGive a secret to the Russians.
Leave your name and address here.
Impart a new skill to the students.


Synonymsgive, leave, pass on


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)tell


Narrower (hyponym)convey


Verb groupbequeath, give, leave, will

2. impart (possession) bestow a quality on


SamplesHer 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.


Synonymsadd, bestow, bring, contribute, lend


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)factor, instill, throw in, tinsel, transfuse

3. impart (motion) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission


SamplesSound carries well over water.
The airwaves carry the sound.
Many metals conduct heat.


Synonymscarry, channel, conduct, convey, transmit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)bring, convey, take


Narrower (hyponym)bring in, pipe in, retransmit, wash up


Verb groupcarry, carry, convey, express









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