See also: împart

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From Middle English imparten, borrowed from Middle French impartir, empartir, from Late Latin impartiō, impertiō, from im- (in) + Latin partiō (divide).

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impart (third-person singular simple present imparts, present participle imparting, simple past and past participle imparted)

  1. (transitive) To give or bestow (e.g. a quality or property).
    The sun imparts warmth.
    to impart food to the poor
  2. (transitive) To give a part or to share.
    Synonyms: bequeath, bestow, give; see also Thesaurus:give
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book VIII”, in Paradise Lost. [], London: [] [Samuel Simmons], [], →OCLC; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: [], London: Basil Montagu Pickering [], 1873, →OCLC, line 440:
      Expressing well the spirit within thee [Adam] free, / My [God's] image, not imparted to the brute.
    • 1907, Charles Henry Vine, The Old Faith and the New Theology[1]:
      Did not Mazzini impart his spirit to divided Italy, and make her one?
    • 2002, John Pym, Time Out Film Guide[2], page 202:
      Cary Grant imparts his ineffable charm, Kennedy (with metal hand) provides comic brutality, while Hepburn is elegantly fraught.
  3. (transitive) To make known; to show (by speech, writing etc.).
    Synonyms: disclose, tell; see also Thesaurus:announce, Thesaurus:inform
  4. (intransitive) To hold a conference or consultation.
  5. (transitive) To obtain a share of; to partake of.
    • c. 1587, Anthony Munday, John a Kent and John a Cumber:
      Sweet Cossen, what we may not now impart, heere let vs bury it, closely in our hart

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Etymology edit

Alternative form of 淫趴 (yínpā) From (yín, “lewd”) + (, “party”).

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Particularly: “Mandarin”

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  1. (Mainland China, Mandarin, neologism, text messaging, Internet slang) sex party
    impartimpart  ―  kāi impart  ―  to have a sex party
    impartimpart  ―  Kāi impart bù dài wǒ shì ba?  ―  You're going to have sex parties without me, huh?