What does sharing mean?

Definitions for sharing
shar·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sharing(noun)

    using or enjoying something jointly with others

  2. sharing(noun)

    having in common

    "the sharing of electrons creates molecules"

  3. communion, sharing(noun)

    sharing thoughts and feelings

  4. sharing, share-out(adj)

    a distribution in shares

  5. sharing(adj)

    unselfishly willing to share with others

    "a warm and sharing friend"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sharing

    of Share

Freebase

  1. Sharing

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. sharing

    Verb form of the word share.

    The family loved to share their food together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sharing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4359

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sharing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3968

How to pronounce sharing?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sharing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sharing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sharing in a Sentence

  1. Matt Caldwell:

    Facebook’s liberal agenda is keeping our campaign for Commissioner of Agriculture from sharing our message, facebook has mislabeled our ad in an effort to censor our pro-Second Amendment support and endorsement from the NRA.

  2. President Alassane Ouattara:

    Once you get more jobs in the cities and with the youth, then you have a faster perception that everyone is sharing equitably, we have the policies now, we have the programs, we have the financing. It's the implementation we really have to concentrate on.

  3. Cicero:

    Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.

  4. Dan Holden:

    This is typical of hacktivism information sharing and would match up very well with recent online chatter.

  5. Marcelino Leonardo:

    I saw that you can be a missionary and you do n’t need a name tag, really, what is a missionary ? … It’s sharing with everyone that Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Images & Illustrations of sharing

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