share


share
I.
/ʃɛə / (say shair)

noun
1. the portion or part allotted or belonging to, or contributed or owed by, an individual or group.
2. one of the equal fractional parts into which the capital stock of a limited company is divided, generally classed as either ordinary shares or preference shares.
verb (shared, sharing)
verb (t)
3. to divide and distribute in shares; apportion.
4. to use, participate in, enjoy, etc., jointly.
verb (i)
5. (sometimes followed by in) to have a share or part; take part.
adjective
6. taken for lease on the basis that costs will be shared by the occupants: share accommodation; a share flat; a share apartment.
phrase
7. share and share alike, to divide things or benefits equally.
{Middle English; Old English scearu cutting, division cognate with German Schar troop, host, crowd. See shear (verb)
sharer, noun
II.
/ʃɛə / (say shair)

noun
in a mouldboard plough, the often pointed cutting blade.
{Middle English; Old English scear; related to shear, share1}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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