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Definition of 'share'

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  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"
  2. assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
       Synonyms: portion part percentage
  3. the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"
       Synonyms: parcel portion
  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"
       Synonyms: contribution part
  5. a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
       Synonyms: plowshare ploughshare


  1. have in common; "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border"
  2. use jointly or in common
  3. have, give, or receive a share of; "We shared the cake"
       Synonyms: partake partake in
  4. give out as one's portion or share
       Synonyms: divvy up portion out apportion deal
  5. communicate; "I'd like to share this idea with you"

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