share, portion, part, percentage(noun)
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
"he wanted his share in cash"
any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
"he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price"
parcel, portion, share(noun)
the allotment of some amount by dividing something
"death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"
contribution, part, share(noun)
the part played by a person in bringing about a result
"I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
plowshare, ploughshare, share(verb)
a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
have in common
"Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border"
use jointly or in common
partake, share, partake in(verb)
have, give, or receive a share of
"We shared the cake"
share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal(verb)
give out as one's portion or share
"I'd like to share this idea with you"
the part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare
the part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed
a certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence
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
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
the pubes; the sharebone
to part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide
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
to cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide
to have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others
Origin: [OE. share, AS. scearu, scaru, fr. sceran to shear, cut. See Shear, v.]
A corporation divides its capital into shares, which are offered for sale to raise capital, termed as issuing shares. Thus, a share is an indivisible unit of capital, expressing the contractual relationship between the company and the shareholder. The denominated value of a share is its face value: the total capital of a company is divided into a number of shares. In financial markets, a share is a unit of account for various financial instruments including stocks, and investments in limited partnerships, and real estate investment trusts. The common feature of all these is equity participation. The income received from shares is known as a dividend. A shareholder, also known as a stockholder, is a person who owns shares of a certain company or organization. The process of purchasing and selling shares often involves going through a stockbroker as a middle man.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shār, n. a part cut off: a portion: dividend: one of a number of equal portions of anything: a fixed and indivisible section of the capital of a company.—v.t. to divide into parts: to partake with others.—v.i. to have a part: to receive a dividend.—ns. Share′-brok′er, a broker or dealer in shares of railways, &c.; Share′holder, one who holds or owns a share in a joint fund or property; Share′-list, a list of the prices of shares of railways, banks, &c.; Shār′er.—Share and share alike, in equal shares.—Deferred shares (see Defer); Go shares, to divide equally; Ordinary shares, shares forming the common stock of a company. [A.S. scearu—sceran, to shear.]
shār, n. the iron blade of a plough which cuts the ground.—v.t. to cut, cleave.—n. Share′-beam, the part of the plough to which the share is fixed. [A.S. scear—sceran, to shear.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1232
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1678
Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Nouns Frequency: #242
Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Verbs Frequency: #194
The numerical value of share in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of share in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You may share the labours of the great, but you may not share the spoil.
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.
You don’t share CNN’s website, you share an article on CNN’s website. When CNN has a great article, I’m going to share that on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, whatever.
We seek the comfort of another. Someone to share our dreams and to share in the life we choose. Someone to help us through the neverending attempt to understand ourselves. And in the end, someone to comfort us along the way.
We have no new information to share regarding North Korea today, we have no new information to share regarding North Korea today. If in fact North Korea’s Internet has gone down, we’d refer you to that government for comment.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- نصيب, شاركArabic
- escot, compartirCatalan, Valencian
- podíl, akcie, sdílet, poměrná částCzech
- del, dele, uddele, aktieDanish
- Aktie, Freigabe, teilen, Anteil, TeilGerman
- dar, compartir, participación, acción, dividir, cuotaSpanish
- اشتراک گذاریPersian
- osa, jako, osuus, olla yhteistä, jakaa, osakeFinnish
- part, action, partagerFrench
- cuid, earrann, cuibhreannScottish Gaelic
- מניה, חלק, לתת, לשתףHebrew
- हिस्सा, बँटना, भाग, अंशHindi
- részvény, részesedés, megosztHungarian
- condividere, parteItalian
- 分担, 分配する, 共有する, 分ける, 株, 株式, 共用する, 分担するJapanese
- 공유하다, 몫, 나누다Korean
- aandeel, deelDutch
- część, akcja, dzielić, dzielić się, udostępniaćPolish
- parte, partilhar, compartilhar, ação, dividir, repartirPortuguese
- părți, distribui, împărți, parte, partaja, împărtășiRomanian
- доля, разделять, разделить, делить, акция, распределятьRussian
- aktie, dela, andel, del, dela utSwedish
- حصہ, شیئرUrdu
- chia sẻ, có chung, phân phối, sẻ chia, đều có, phân chiaVietnamese
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