the full or proper portion or part allotted or belonging to or contributed or owed by an individual or group.
one of the equal fractional parts into which the capital stock of a joint-stock company or a corporation is divided.
a digital file or document that can be accessed by specific users on a computer network, as for viewing, downloading, or making changes to it:
I just sent you a share—can you improve the second paragraph?
an act of sharing online content with specific users on a computer network:
You can do a video share with friends and family.
verb (used with object), shared, sharing.
to divide and distribute in shares; apportion.
to use, participate in, enjoy, receive, etc., jointly:
The two chemists shared the Nobel prize.
Digital Technology. to give specific users access to (online content), as by posting it on a social-media website or sending it as an email attachment:
to share photos on Instagram; a shared spreadsheet.
verb (used without object), shared, sharing.
to have a share or part; take part (often followed by in).
to divide, apportion, or receive equally.
Digital Technology. to give specific users access to online content:
You can share via email, Facebook, or Twitter.
Digital Technology. noting or relating to the practice of sharing online content with specific users on a computer network:
Add a share button to your site.
on / upon shares, on the principle of sharing the profits or losses of an undertaking:
They agreed to work on shares.
Digital Technology. a combining form with the meaning “the practice of giving specific users access to digital documents or other online content”:
filesharing software; a video-sharing website.
a part or portion of something owned, allotted to, or contributed by a person or group
(often pl) any of the equal parts, usually of low par value, into which the capital stock of a company is divided: ownership of shares carries the right to receive a proportion of the company’s profits See also ordinary shares, preference shares
(informal) go shares, to share (something) with another or others
(transitive) often foll by out. to divide or apportion, esp equally
when intr, often foll by in. to receive or contribute a portion of: we can share the cost of the petrol, six people shared in the inheritance
to join with another or others in the use of (something): can I share your umbrella?
short for ploughshare
In addition to the idiom beginning with share
noun 1. any of a group of elongate elasmobranch, mostly marine fishes, certain species of which are large, voracious, and sometimes dangerous to humans. Idioms 2. jump the shark, Informal. to begin a decline in quality, popularity, relevance, etc., after reaching a peak: Some TV shows have jumped the shark once a popular cast member […]
noun See shark bait shamus
- Shark bell
noun 1. (mainly Austral) a bell sounded to warn swimmers of the presence of sharks Also shark alarm
- Shark biscuit
noun (Austral, jocular) 1. a bodyboard 2. a young or inexperienced surfer