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share (noun)
- plowshare
share (noun)
1.
a) a portion belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual or group
b) one's full or fair portion - has had his share of bad luck
2.
a) the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together property or interest
b) any of the equal portions into which property or invested capital is divided , specifically any of the equal interests or rights into which the entire stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is regularly evidenced by one or more certificates
c) chiefly British - stock
share (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to divide and distribute in - shares apportion usually used with out shared out the land among his heirs
2.
a) to partake of, use, experience, occupy, or enjoy with others
b) to have in common - they share a passion for opera
3.
to grant or give a share in - often used with with shared the last of her water with us
4.
intransitive verb
to tell (as thoughts, feelings, or experiences) to others - often used with with
1.
to have a share - used with in we all shared in the fruits of our labor
2.
to apportion and take shares of something
3.
to talk about one's thoughts, feelings, or experiences with others
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
share (noun)
1.
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
SYNONIMS:
allotment, allowance, cut, end, part, piece, portion, proportion, quota, slice, take
RELATED WORDS:
lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segment
piece of the action
NEAR ANTONYMS:
aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole
share (noun)
2.
a legal right to participation in the advantages, profits, and responsibility of something
SYNONIMS:
claim, share, stake
RELATED WORDS:
co-ownership, ownership, part, partnership, possession, title
share (verb)
to take a share or part
SYNONIMS:
participate, share
RELATED WORDS:
endure, experience, feel, know, see, taste, undergo; encounter, meet; accept, receive
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