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share

share

 
 
pronunciation:
sheIr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part of a whole that one member of a group is given or owed.
We gave him his share of the money.
synonyms:
quota
similar words:
hand, part, stake
definition 2: one of the equal parts into which the stock of a business divided.
They own several shares of the company.
similar words:
interest, stock
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: shared, shares, sharing
definition 1: to divide and give out in shares.
I shared the money with her.
synonyms:
allot, divide, split
similar words:
deal, distribute, parcel, partition, ration
definition 2: to receive, use, or enjoy together with one or more others.
All the guests shared the delicious meal.
similar words:
divide
definition 3: to take part (often followed by "in").
We shared in the building of the barn.
synonyms:
join, participate
similar words:
chip in, contribute, cooperate, engage, enter, help, pitch in, pull one's weight
derivations: sharable (shareable) (adj.), sharer (n.)
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