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.
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. a savings account in a credit union.
- Share and share alike
Mete out or partake of something equally, as in Mom told the children to share and share alike with their Halloween candy. This term, first recorded about 1566, alluded to the equal apportioning of spoils and soon was broadened to include equal sharing in the costs of a venture and other undertakings or possessions.
noun 1. a certificate of deposit issued by a credit union. share certificate noun 1. a document issued by a company certifying ownership of one or more of its shares US equivalent stock certificate
verb (used with or without object), sharecropped, sharecropping. 1. to farm as a sharecropper. verb -crops, -cropping, -cropped 1. (mainly US) to cultivate (farmland) as a sharecropper