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Definition of Share

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part; portion; quota, allocation; issue or share of stock; plowshare
divide, apportion; receive a share or portion; participate, partake; have in common; allow users on a network to access local resources (Computers)
Share Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
pars partis
Share Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v.)
The pubes; the sharebone.
  
(v.)
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.
  
(v.)
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.
  
(v.)
A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence.
  
(v. t.)
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.
  
(v. t.)
To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide.
  
(v. t.)
To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide.
  
(v. i.)
To have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others.
  
(n.)
The part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed.
  
(n.)
The part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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share
\share\ (?), v. i. to have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others. a right of inheritance gave every one a title to share in the goods of his father.
share
\share\ (?), n. [oe. schar, as. scear; akin to ohg. scaro, g. schar, pflugshar, and e. shear, v. see shear.]
1. the part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare.
2. the part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed.
share
\share\, n. [oe. share, as. scearu, scaru, fr. sceran to shear, cut. see shear, v.] 1. a certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence.
2. 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. "my share of fame."
3. 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.
4. the pubes; the sharebone. [obs.]


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The Phrase Finder
Meaning
Give equal shares to all.
Origin
From R. Edwards' Damon and Pithias, 1566. 'Let vs into the Courte to parte the spoyle, share and share like.'
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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cydran = n. a joint share
Cydranu = v. to share mutually
Cyfran = n. portion, share, rate
Dawg = n. a portion, or share
Dog = n. share, dividend
Dogn = n. due quantity, share
Gwrthran = n. a counter share
Iawnran = n. right share
Rhan = n. a part, a share, a division, adv. on the part of; because
Toci = n. what is cut out; a share
Ysgar = n. a share; a divorce, v. to part, to cast off.
Llythyr ysgar = a bill of divorce
Australian Slang
1. bathroom water spray: “Wine chevver cole share?” or, “I think I'll ever shy venner not share”; 2. rain: “scadded shares and thunnerstorms”
Why don't you have a cold shower?
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. 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"
(hypernym) stock certificate, stock
(part-holonym) stock
2. assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
(synonym) portion, part, percentage
(hypernym) assets
(hyponym) tranche
(part-holonym) net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings
(derivation) partake, partake in
3. the result of parcelling out or sharing; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans"
(synonym) parcel, portion
(hypernym) allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation
(derivation) divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal
4. any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor; "I am proud of my contribution to the team's success"; "they all did their share of the work"
(synonym) contribution, part
(hypernym) attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
(hyponym) end
5. a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
(synonym) plowshare, ploughshare
(hypernym) wedge
(part-holonym) moldboard plow, mouldboard plough

Verb
1. have in common; "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border"
(hypernym) overlap
(hyponym) partake
(derivation) sharing
2. use jointly or in common
(hypernym) use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
(hyponym) double up
(derivation) sharing
3. have, give, or receive a share of; "We shared the cake"
(synonym) partake, partake in
(hypernym) get, acquire
(hyponym) cut in
(derivation) parcel, portion
4. give out as one's portion or share
(synonym) divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal
(hypernym) distribute, give out, hand out
(entail) separate, divide, part
(derivation) parcel, portion
5. communicate; "I'd like to share this idea with you"
(hypernym) communicate, intercommunicate
(derivation) communion, sharing
Share Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Public Service Advertising Glossary
The number of persons who viewed a station during a given time period, expressed as a percent of all persons who viewed TV during that time period. Many people confuse ratings with shares since both are shown as percentages. A rating always relates to a total population (e.g. Census Data), whereas audience "share" always is expressed in terms of the total viewing activity taking place during a particular time period.

Context: TV Advertising
The number of persons who listened to a station during a given time period, expressed as a percent of all persons who listened to radio during that time period. Many people confuse ratings with shares since both are shown as percentages. A rating always relates to a total population (e.g. Census Data), whereas audience "share" always is expressed in terms of the total listening/viewing activity taking place during a particular time period.

Context: Radio Advertising
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Mutual Fund Glossary
Unit of ownership.
Share Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
NATO Acronyms
Stock Holding and Asset Requirements Exchange
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Stock Holding and Asset Requirements Exchange
Share Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Share may refer to:
  • To share a resource (such as food or money) is to make joint use of it; see Sharing.
  • Share (finance), a stock or other security such as a mutual fund
  • Share (newspaper), a newspaper in Toronto, Canada
  • Southern Hemisphere Auroral Radar Experiment, tracking space weather from Antarctica
  • Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, a health and social study in Europe
  • Percentage of television sets in use tuned to a program, according to the Nielsen Ratings
  • Plowshare, the cutting blade of a plow (plough)

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Share Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Duhaime.org Legal Dictionary
A portion of a for-profit corporation bought by cash. - (read more on Share)
  
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Share Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
During the process of aging, depending on the temperature and humidity of the warehouse, about 1.50% to 2.25% of the whisky in the barrel evaporates, through the wood, each year and this is known as the Angel's Share.