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Verb: share  shehr
  1. Have in common
    "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border"
     
  2. Use jointly or in common
     
  3. Have, give, or receive a share of
    "We shared the cake";
    - partake, partake in
     
  4. Give out as one's portion or share
    - divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal, divvy
     
  5. Communicate
    "I'd like to share this idea with you"
Noun: share  shehr
  1. Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
    "he wanted his share in cash";
    - portion, part, percentage
     
  2. 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"
     
  3. The allotment of some amount by dividing something
    "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians";
    - parcel, portion
     
  4. The part played by a person in bringing about a result
    "they all did their share of the work";
    - contribution, part
     
  5. A sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
    - plowshare [N. Amer], ploughshare [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: shared, sharing, shares

Type of: acquire, allocation, allotment, apply, apportioning, apportionment, assets, assignation, attempt, communicate, distribute, effort, employ, endeavor [US], endeavour [Brit, Cdn], get, give out, hand out, intercommunicate, overlap, parceling [US], parcelling, pass out, stock, stock certificate, try, use, utilise [Brit], utilize, wedge

Part of: earnings, lucre, moldboard plow [N. Amer], mouldboard plough [Brit, Cdn], net, net income, net profit, profit, profits, stock

Encyclopedia: Share