the full or proper portion or part allotted or belonging to or contributed or owed by an individual or group.
one of the equal fractional parts into which the capital stock of a joint-stock company or a corporation is divided.
a digital file or document that can be accessed by specific users on a computer network, as for viewing, downloading, or making changes to it: I just sent you a share—can you improve the second paragraph?
an act of sharing online content with specific users on a computer network: You can do a video share with friends and family.
to divide and distribute in shares; apportion.
to use, participate in, enjoy, receive, etc., jointly: The two chemists shared the Nobel Prize.
Digital Technology. to give specific users access to (online content), as by posting it on a social media website or sending it as an email attachment: to share photos on Instagram;a shared spreadsheet.
to have a share or part; take part (often followed by in).
to divide, apportion, or receive equally.
Digital Technology. to give specific users access to online content: You can share via email, Facebook, or Twitter.
Computers. noting or relating to the practice of sharing online content with specific users on a computer network: Add a share button to your site.
Idioms about share
on / upon shares, on the principle of sharing the profits or losses of an undertaking: They agreed to work on shares.
- shar·a·ble, share·a·ble, adjective
- sharer, noun
- half-shared, adjective
- non·shar·ing, adjective, noun
- un·shar·a·ble, adjective
- un·share·a·ble, adjective
- un·shared, adjective
- un·shar·ing, adjective
How to use share in a sentence
By 1984, Heinz swooped in to scoop up Chico-San’s market share.The Rise and Fall of the Rice Cake, America’s One-Time Favorite Health Snack | Brenna Houck | September 17, 2020 | Eater
At the time, Mozilla described it as a file-sharing tool with a focus on privacy.
Now, Amazon will allow users to share their favorite routines with others.
Trina reported that her younger sister was doing “better” and would share more details about what she experienced when she was ready.Trina Braxton To David Adefeso: ‘When You Attack One, You Attack Us All’ | Hope Wright | September 17, 2020 | Essence.com
Little wonder Square’s share price has climbed 150% this year.
Cosby conspiracy theorists share a perspective born of a long, pained history of American racism.
We have to share those feelings of concern that the people are feeling.
Mr. Bachner said it had been hard to introduce his work ethic and share his vision with the locals and his team.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech | Liza Foreman | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Getting men to do their share of care and domestic work is a key overlooked strategy in reducing poverty.
Perhaps it always seems that way at the time, but surely we face our fair share right now.
The foster-child remained behind to share the hut of the political exile.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Rent, the share of the land-owner, offered to the classicist a rather peculiar case.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
Murat, who had earnestly begged to be allowed to share the Austrian campaign of 1809, was delighted to serve in person.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
It is almost unnecessary to add, that the porter had his share well paid, and that the fisherman got the full value for his prize.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
But Yung Pak was not allowed to share the pleasures and the trials of the boys in the public school.Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike
British Dictionary definitions for share (1 of 2)
a part or portion of something owned, allotted to, or contributed by a person or group
go shares informal to share (something) with another or others
(tr often foll by out) to divide or apportion, esp equally
(when intr, often foll by in) to receive or contribute a portion of: we can share the cost of the petrol; six people shared in the inheritance
to join with another or others in the use of (something): can I share your umbrella?
- sharable or shareable, adjective
- sharer, noun
British Dictionary definitions for share (2 of 2)
short for ploughshare
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Other Idioms and Phrases with share
In addition to the idiom beginning with share
- share and share alike
- lion's share
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