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Definition of SHARE

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Share \Share\, n. [OE. share, AS. scearu, scaru, fr. sceran to shear, cut. See {Shear}, v.]
     1. A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence. [1913 Webster]

     2. Especially, the part allotted or belonging to one, of any property or interest owned by a number; a portion among others; an apportioned lot; an allotment; a dividend. "My share of fame." --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

     3. Hence, one of a certain number of equal portions into which any property or invested capital is divided; as, a ship owned in ten shares. [1913 Webster]

     4. The pubes; the sharebone. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]

     {To go shares}, to partake; to be equally concerned.

     {Share and share alike}, in equal shares.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Share \Share\, n. [OE. schar, AS. scear; akin to OHG. scaro, G. schar, pflugshar, and E. shear, v. See {Shear}.]
     1. The part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare. [1913 Webster]

     2. The part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Share \Share\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sharing}.]
     1. To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide. [1913 Webster]

              Suppose I share my fortune equally between my children and a stranger.              --Swift. [1913 Webster]

     2. To partake of, use, or experience, with others; to have a portion of; to take and possess in common; as, to share a shelter with another. [1913 Webster]

              While avarice and rapine share the land. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

     3. To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

              The shared visage hangs on equal sides. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Share \Share\, v. i.
     To have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others. [1913 Webster]

           A right of inheritance gave every one a title to share in the goods of his father.              --Locke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

171 Moby Thesaurus words for "share":
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