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share

 
 
pronunciation:
sheIr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a part of a whole amount.
John paid his share of the rent.
similar words:
stake
definition 2: one of the equal parts into which the value of a business is divided.
They own several shares of the company.
similar words:
stock
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: shares, sharing, shared
definition: to divide and give out.
I shared my potato chips with my friend.
similar words:
deal, distribute
derivations: sharable (shareable) (adj.), sharer (n.)