What does sharing mean?

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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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sharing

    of Share

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  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. Angela Merkel:

    The American president demanded what has been discussed for months, that there is a change in the burden sharing, i made clear that we are on this path. And that this is in our own interests and that it will make us stronger.

  2. Marko Leponen:

    We are grateful for how various actors in society have helped the police, it is particularly great that citizens are urging all not to share this material on social media. Sharing such information fulfills the essential elements of an offence.

  3. Abdel Mehdi:

    We are still in the pattern of service contracts and we have not entered in production sharing contracts. This issue is premature.

  4. Missouri President Tim Wolfe:

    It is clear to all of us that change is needed, and we appreciate the thoughtfulness and passion which have gone into the sharing of concerns.

  5. Rich Leary:

    In terms of coordination and organization, this one is probably as good as I've ever seen, they're much more organized than in' 16. The data is really, phenomenally good. There's a great deal of sharing. We're getting a lot of very good voter information.

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