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shar·ing

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sharing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sharingnoun

    using or enjoying something jointly with others

  2. sharingnoun

    having in common

    "the sharing of electrons creates molecules"

  3. communion, sharingnoun

    sharing thoughts and feelings

  4. sharing, share-outadjective

    a distribution in shares

  5. sharingadjective

    unselfishly willing to share with others

    "a warm and sharing friend"

ChatGPT

  1. Sharing

    Sharing is the act of distributing or giving a portion or part of something (such as an object, information, resources, or experiences) to others, often with the intention of benefiting both parties involved. It involves voluntary and mutual exchange, cooperation, or collaboration, where individuals or groups contribute or divide resources, ideas, or responsibilities for a common purpose or to meet mutual needs. Sharing promotes inclusivity, empathy, and community, fostering a sense of connection and promoting the well-being of individuals and society as a whole.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sharing

    of Share

Wikidata

  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. sharingverb

    Verb form of the word share.

    The family loved to share their food together.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 30, 2020  

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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

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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. Joshua Homme:

    The one thing that all the guys in the band kept sharing was, it was like a shared heroism, that people came out of their homes to help. The fans that were in there, even when injured, were attempting to help each other and the band.

  2. Ash Carter:

    The situation there is confused and complicated. So it may take some time to get the facts but we will get the facts and we will be full and transparent about sharing them.

  3. Deepa Camenga:

    We know this is happening in colleges. A major takeaway of the new study is that misuse and sharing of stimulant prescription medications is happening in middle and high schools, not just college.

  4. Yvonne Padmos:

    In a society brimming with empathy and compassion, the concept of homelessness would cease to exist; for it is through the genuine sharing and caring for one another that we eradicate the silence of suffering and build the symphony of a harmonious humanity.

  5. Makaziwe Mandela:

    My father spent his life fighting for freedom and equality, my family and I are very excited to partner with Sugar23 on Mandela Media. Sugar23 and DMA United not only believe in my father's values but are also incredibly passionate about sharing those beliefs with people across the world through art, culture and entertainment.

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