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Definitions of share

  1. give out as one's portion or share
  2. any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor; " I am proud of my contribution to the team's success"; " they all did their share of the work"
  3. the result of parcelling out or sharing; " death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans"
  4. assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; " he wanted his share in cash"
  5. have, give, or receive a share of; " We shared the cake"
  6. a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
  7. have in common; " Our children share a love of music"; " The two countries share a long border"
  8. any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate; " he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price"
  9. communicate; " I'd like to share this idea with you"
  10. use jointly or in common
  11. The part ( usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare.
  12. The part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed.
  13. A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence.
  14. Especially, the part allotted or belonging to one, of any property or interest owned by a number; a portion among others; an apportioned lot; an allotment; a dividend.
  15. Hence, one of a certain number of equal portions into which any property or invested capital is divided; as, a ship owned in ten shares.
  16. The pubes; the sharebone.
  17. To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide.
  18. To partake of, use, or experience, with others; to have a portion of; to take and possess in common; as, to share a shelter with another.
  19. To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide.
  20. To have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others.
  21. A portion or part; part belonging to one; any of a certain number of portions into which any property is divided; as, a share of stock; the blade of a plow.
  22. To part among two or more; divide; take, possess, or use in common.
  23. To participate: often with in.
  24. Sharer.
  25. A part shorn or cut off: a portion: dividend: one of a number of equal portions of anything.
  26. To divide into parts: to partake with others.
  27. To have a part: to receive a dividend.
  28. The iron blade of a plough which shears or cuts the ground.
  29. A portion; allotment.
  30. To divide; allot; partake.
  31. To have or receive a portion; participate.
  32. To give a part of to another; divide; followed by with.
  33. To enjoy or endure in common; participate in.
  34. To distribute: with between or among.
  35. To hav a part or a share participate.
  36. A portion.
  37. Sharer, shareholder.
  38. A plowshare; a blade, as of a cultivator.
  39. A part; a portion; a part of a thing owned by a number in common; allotment; a dividend; a plough- share.
  40. To divide in parts; to partake with others; to distribute; to apportion, or participate in.
  41. To have a part or dividend. To go shares, to be equally concerned. See Shear.
  42. A part or portion of a thing owned by several individuals in common; one of the transferable parts of a joint- stock undertaking, as a bank, a railway, & c.; an allotment; a part contributed; the broad iron blade of a plough which cuts the bottom of the furrow into a slice and raises it up.
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Usage examples for share

  1. One can but hope that he was given his full share. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  2. " I know- but they should do their share. – The Old Gray Homestead by Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. May I share your day of Heaven? – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  4. I wish to share your danger. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. Should he stay and share in this good work? – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  6. It was such a joy to have Denas beside him; such a joy to know that she was free again; such a joy to share a secret with her. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  7. But you'll share my work- it's nothing without you. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  8. Are you going to share my house? – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  9. Amroth smiled, and said, You will have little share in that. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  10. I met a number of good fellows and had to stand my share with the others, and the money is all gone. – The-Chignecto-Isthmus-and-its-first-settlers by Trueman, Howard
  11. And in this regret I know that you all share. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  12. But he could not bring himself to share her point of view. – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  13. I mean you to have your share now. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  14. If so, I can only say that you shall share the property with me when it comes. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  15. Thou canst command it now, but only upon the condition that thou share the cup with me. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  16. But if she had escaped criticism, her aunt stood for a full share of it. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
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