- 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.
verb (used with object), shared, shar·ing.
verb (used without object), shared, shar·ing.
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Remember when we were kids in the cafeteria and all we shared were Lunchables and the answers to that first period math quiz? Now kids share just about anything just for a “like” on Instagram. So, where did this word come from?
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Example sentences from the Web for share
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|DAILY BEAST
Getting men to do their share of care and domestic work is a key overlooked strategy in reducing poverty.
Having finally seen Selma on November 17, I must report, sadly, that I do not share the enthusiasm the film has generated so far.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To be sure, Jefferson did share the credit, but not in the way such a resolution might be interpreted.
But as he was disposed to be too friendly, and to claim too large a share of the lunch, we rather gave him the cold shoulder.Riverby|John Burroughs
I could not help wishing that I had gone with them, to share the difficulties and dangers they might meet.The Wanderers|W.H.G. Kingston
Hooper took his share entirely in cash; your father took his probably part in cash, but certainly all of the ranch and cattle.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
They scramble at their meals; and the one that is not able to contest for his share is certain to get the least.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
There were hundreds of other things in the great city, but they had their share of patronage.A Little Girl in Old San Francisco|Amanda Minnie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for share (1 of 2)
Derived forms of sharesharable or shareable, adjectivesharer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for share (2 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with share
In addition to the idiom beginning with share
- share and share alike
- lion's share