share

share1 [ ʃer ] verb ***
1. ) intransitive or transitive to use or have something at the same time as someone else:
Do you mind sharing a table?
There's only one copy left, so we'll have to share.
share something with someone: I share this apartment with five other people.
a ) to do something or be responsible for something with someone else:
We share responsibility for meeting the targets.
2. ) transitive to allow someone to use or have something you own:
He would never share his toys with me.
a ) MAINLY BRITISH to give a part of something to someone else:
I'm going to share this five ways, okay?
share between/among/out: The money will be shared out between 30 different environmental organizations.
3. ) transitive to have the same opinion or feeling as someone else:
I share the views expressed by my wife.
Not everyone will share your enthusiasm for this plan.
4. ) intransitive or transitive to tell someone something:
Thanks for sharing.
They meet to share stories and relive old memories.
Newsgroups enable patients to share information and offer each other support.
share and share alike SPOKEN
used for saying that it is best to share things equally and fairly
share
share 2 [ ʃer ] noun ***
1. ) count usually singular a part of a total number or amount of something that is divided between several people or things:
share in: He has no right to a share in the profits.
Britain's share of world trade had steadily declined.
a ) singular share of a part of the total amount of work or responsibility of several people:
He does his share of the cooking.
Jane has accepted her share of the blame.
2. ) singular share of a reasonable or normal amount of something:
He has suffered more than his fair share of disappointments.
We certainly had our share of good fortune.
3. ) count BUSINESS one of the equal parts of a company that you can buy as a way of investing money
a ) only before noun relating to shares:
Share prices fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Share — Share, n. [OE. share, AS. scearu, scaru, fr. sceran to shear, cut. See {Shear}, v.] 1. A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, the part allotted or belonging to one, of any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • share — ‘plough blade’ [OE] and share ‘portion’ [14] are distinct words, but they are ultimately related. The former came from the Germanic base *skar , *sker ‘cut’, which also produced English score, shear, short, etc. Its German relative is schar… …   Word origins

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