sharing economy


a system in which people rent, borrow, or share commodities, services, and resources owned by individuals, usually with the aid of online technology, in an effort to save money, cut costs, and reduce waste.

Nearby words

  1. shareware,
  2. shari,
  3. sharia,
  4. sharia-compliant,
  5. sharif,
  6. shariʿa,
  7. shark,
  8. shark bell,
  9. shark biscuit,
  10. shark net

Origin of sharing economy

First recorded in 2005–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019