using or enjoying something jointly with others
having in common
"the sharing of electrons creates molecules"
sharing thoughts and feelings
a distribution in shares
unselfishly willing to share with others
"a warm and sharing friend"
Sharing is the joint use of a resource or space. In its narrow sense, it refers to joint or alternating use of an inherently finite good, such as a common pasture or a shared residence. It is also the process of dividing and distributing. Apart from obvious instances, which we can observe in human activity, we can also find many examples of this happening in nature. When an organism takes in nutrition or oxygen for instance, its internal organs are designed to divide and distribute the energy taken in, to supply parts of its body that need it. Flowers divide and distribute their seeds. In a broader sense, it can also include free granting of use rights to a good that can be treated as a nonrival good, such as information. Still more loosely, “sharing” can actually mean giving something as an outright gift: for example, to “share” one's food really means to give some of it as a gift. Sharing is a basic component of human interaction, and is responsible for strengthening social ties and ensuring a person’s well-being.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sharing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4359
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'sharing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3968
The numerical value of sharing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of sharing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is not a bilateral negotiation ... and all of our partners are consistently sharing information, sharing ideas.
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
We are committed to transparency – which means sharing where we are and where we plan to go. We encourage other companies to join us by transparently sharing their progress.
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