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, percentage(noun)

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

    "he wanted his share in cash"

  2. share(noun)

    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, share(noun)

    the allotment of some amount by dividing something

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

  4. 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"

  5. plowshare, ploughshare, share(verb)

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

  6. share(verb)

    have in common

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

  7. share(verb)

    use jointly or in common

  8. partake, share, partake in(verb)

    have, give, or receive a share of

    "We shared the cake"

  9. share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal(verb)

    give out as one's portion or share

  10. share(verb)

    communicate

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Share(noun)

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

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

  2. Share(noun)

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

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

  3. Share

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

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

  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

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

  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

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

  6. Share

    the pubes; the sharebone

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

  7. Share(verb)

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

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

  8. Share(verb)

    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

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

  9. Share(verb)

    to cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide

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

  10. Share(verb)

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

    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 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  
  2. 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  

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. Adam Mosseri:

    The issue of fake news on Facebook has been a hot topic for months, particularly during the recent U.S. presidential election. In one hoax article, for example, Pope Francis was falsely reported to have endorsed Donald Trump. FACEBOOK's' FAKE NEWS' HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR SOCIAL MEDIA REVAMP, EXPERTS SAY Facebook’s Trending Topics section also fell prey to some high-profile fake stories after the social network implemented an algorithmic feed this summer. These included a false article that Fox News had fired anchor Megyn Kelly and a hoax article about the Sept. 11 attacks. On another occasion a seemingly innocent hashtag that appeared in Trending Topics linked to an inappropriate video. The social network announced Thursday that it will make it easier for users to report fake news when they see it, which they can do by clicking the upper right hand corner of a post. If enough people report a story as fake, Facebook will pass it to third-party fact-checking organizations that are part of the nonprofit Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network. Five fact-checking and news organizations are working with the company on this : The Associated Press, The Associated Press, FactCheck.org, Politifact and Snopes. Facebook says this group is likely to expand. FACEBOOK BLOCKS CAR INSURER FROM PROFILING USERS In his blog post, Adam Mosseri explained that if the fact-checking organizations identify a story as a fake, it will get flagged as disputed and there will be a link to a corresponding article explaining why. Stories that have been disputed may also appear lower in News Feed, he added. While users will still be able to share these stories, they will receive a warning that the story has been disputed. Additionally, once a story is flagged, it can not be made into an ad and promoted, according to Facebook. The Menlo Park, California-based firm will also be looking for signs that a story has misled people in some way, such as instances where people are significantly less likely to share a story after reading it. FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES FUME AFTER PUSH TO CENSOR TRUMP POSTS REBUFFED Facebook, which gave a preview of its anti-fake news strategy last month, is also looking to disrupt financial incentives for spammers. On the buying side we’ve eliminated the ability to spoof domains, which will reduce the prevalence of sites that pretend to be real publications.

  2. Terrie Williams:

    When you share your story with someone else.

  3. Craig Wood:

    It’s your speech. Whatever they decide to do. Some pray, some share anecdotes.

  4. Jeff Bock:

    It'll be interesting to see how quickly industry moves forward with these kinds of services, this is money they don't need to share with the movie chains and that's a big deal. It could shake a lot of things up.

  5. Comptroller Scott Stringer:

    New York City Bike Share's management of Citi Bike left too many New Yorkers in the lurch, while Citi Bike has become part of our urban landscape, auditors found that the bike sharing program's spotty maintenance, poorly-cleaned bikes and substandard docking stations inconvenienced riders and discouraged growth in the system.

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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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