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share1 [sher]
n.
[ME < OE scearu, akin to scieran, to SHEAR]
1. a part or portion that belongs or is allotted to an individual, or the part contributed by one
2. a just, due, reasonable, or full part or quota [to do one's share of work]
3.
a) any of the parts or portions into which the ownership of a piece of property is divided
b) any one of the equal parts into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided
vt.
shared, sharing
1. to distribute in shares; give out a portion or portions of; apportion
2. to receive, use, experience, etc. in common with another or others
vi.
1. to have or take a share; participate: often with in
2. to share or divide something equally: often with with
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go shares
to take part jointly, as in an enterprise
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☆ on shares
with each person concerned taking a share of the profit or loss
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share and share alike
with each having an equal share
shareable
adj.
sharable
sharer
n.
SYN.- SHARE1 means to use, enjoy, or possess in common with others and generally connotes a giving or receiving a part of something [to share expenses ]; PARTICIPATE implies a taking part with others in some activity or enterprise [to participate in the talks ]; PARTAKE implies a taking one's share, as of a meal or responsibility [to partake of a friend's hospitality ]
share2 [sher]
n.
[ME schar < OE scear, akin to scieran, to SHEAR]
the part of a plow or other agricultural tool that cuts the soil; plowshare

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