What does share mean?

Definitions for share
ʃɛərshare

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word share.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. share, portion, part, percentagenoun

    assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group

    "he wanted his share in cash"

  2. sharenoun

    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"

  3. parcel, portion, sharenoun

    the allotment of some amount by dividing something

    "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"

  4. contribution, part, sharenoun

    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"

  5. plowshare, ploughshare, shareverb

    a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil

  6. shareverb

    have in common

    "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border"

  7. shareverb

    use jointly or in common

  8. partake, share, partake inverb

    have, give, or receive a share of

    "We shared the cake"

  9. share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, dealverb

    give out as one's portion or share

  10. shareverb

    communicate

    "I'd like to share this idea with you"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sharenoun

    the part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare

  2. Sharenoun

    the part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed

  3. Share

    a certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence

  4. Share

    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

  5. Share

    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

  6. Share

    the pubes; the sharebone

  7. Shareverb

    to part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide

  8. Shareverb

    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

  9. Shareverb

    to cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide

  10. Shareverb

    to have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others

  11. Etymology: [OE. share, AS. scearu, scaru, fr. sceran to shear, cut. See Shear, v.]

Freebase

  1. Share

    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

  1. Share

    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. scearusceran, to shear.]

  2. Share

    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. scearsceran, to shear.]

Editors Contribution

  1. share

    To have, give or receive an amount of what we require.

    We share food each time we meet as a family.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 8, 2020  
  2. share

    To have, give or receive data, proof, income, money, information, facts or knowledge.

    When we have a family gathering we love to share time, love, laughter and fun.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1232

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1678

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Nouns Frequency: #242

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'share' in Verbs Frequency: #194

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of share in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of share in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of share in a Sentence

  1. Takahiro Nonaka:

    Personal spending, which accounts for around 60 percent of GDP, needs to grow, we want to share that understanding with companies as we negotiate.

  2. Ken Paulson:

    If you do something in public, it's fair game for anyone to record it and share it with the world.

  3. Fabrice:

    God once said :"You have to share: the rich will have the food and the poor will have... appetite".

  4. Edmond Law:

    These companies are offering high-return, short-dated policies to grab market share and increasingly channeling their funds into the stock market to guarantee those returns, which is concerning.

  5. Navid Moazzez:

    Think about what you can do to add value to them before you reach out, you can leave a thoughtful comment on their blog, share their content, or leave an Amazon review or -- even better -- a video review of their book. One woman I know did a video request to the speakers, telling them why she wanted them to speak on her summit, and that’s a really good way to set yourself apart.

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Translations for share

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  • نصيب, شاركArabic
  • escot, compartirCatalan, Valencian
  • podíl, akcie, sdílet, poměrná částCzech
  • del, dele, uddele, aktieDanish
  • Aktie, Freigabe, teilen, Anteil, TeilGerman
  • μετοχήGreek
  • dar, compartir, participación, acción, dividir, cuotaSpanish
  • akzioBasque
  • اشتراک گذاریPersian
  • osa, jako, osuus, olla yhteistä, jakaa, osakeFinnish
  • partabrævFaroese
  • 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, シェアJapanese
  • 공유하다, 몫, 나누다Korean
  • pāngaMāori
  • aandeel, deelDutch
  • aksjeNorwegian
  • część, akcja, dzielić, dzielić się, udostępniaćPolish
  • parte, partilhar, compartilhar, ação, dividir, repartirPortuguese
  • părți, distribui, împărți, parte, partaja, împărtășiRomanian
  • доля, разделять, разделить, делить, акция, распределятьRussian
  • dionicaSerbo-Croatian
  • délnicaSlovene
  • aktie, dela, andel, del, dela utSwedish
  • hisaSwahili
  • பங்குTamil
  • หุ้นThai
  • paylaşmakTurkish
  • поділитисяUkrainian
  • حصہ, شیئرUrdu
  • chia sẻ, có chung, phân phối, sẻ chia, đều có, phân chiaVietnamese
  • 分享Chinese

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