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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Share  \Share\,  n.  [OE.  schar,  AS  scear;  akin  to  OHG.  scaro,  G. 
  schar,  pflugshar  and  E.  shear,  v.  See  {Shear}.] 
  1.  The  part  (usually  an  iron  or  steel  plate)  of  a  plow  which 
  cuts  the  ground  at  the  bottom  of  a  furrow;  a  plowshare. 
 
  2.  The  part  which  opens  the  ground  for  the  reception  of  the 
  seed,  in  a  machine  for  sowing  seed.  --Knight. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Share  \Share\,  v.  i. 
  To  have  part  to  receive  a  portion;  to  partake,  enjoy,  or 
  suffer  with  others 
 
  A  right  of  inheritance  gave  every  one  a  title  to  share 
  in  the  goods  of  his  father.  --Locke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Share  \Share\,  n.  [OE.  share,  AS  scearu  scaru,  fr  sceran  to 
  shear,  cut.  See  {Shear},  v.] 
  1.  A  certain  quantity;  a  portion;  a  part  a  division;  as  a 
  small  share  of  prudence. 
 
  2.  Especially,  the  part  allotted  or  belonging  to  one  of  any 
  property  or  interest  owned  by  a  number;  a  portion  among 
  others  an  apportioned  lot  an  allotment;  a  dividend.  ``My 
  share  of  fame.''  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Hence  one  of  a  certain  number  of  equal  portions  into 
  which  any  property  or  invested  capital  is  divided;  as  a 
  ship  owned  in  ten  shares. 
 
  4.  The  pubes;  the  sharebone.  [Obs.]  --Holland. 
 
  {To  go  shares},  to  partake;  to  be  equally  concerned. 
 
  {Share  and  share  alike},  in  equal  shares. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Share  \Share\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Sharing}.] 
  1.  To  part  among  two  or  more  to  distribute  in  portions;  to 
  divide. 
 
  Suppose  I  share  my  fortune  equally  between  my 
  children  and  a  stranger.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  share 
  n  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:  an  asset  belonging  to  or  due  to  or  contributed  by  an 
  individual  person  or  group  "he  wanted  his  share  in  cash" 
  [syn:  {portion},  {part},  {percentage}] 
  3:  the  result  of  parcelling  out  or  sharing;  "death  gets  more 
  than  its  share  of  attention  from  theologicans"  [syn:  {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"  [syn:  {contribution}, 
  {part}] 
  5:  a  sharp  steel  wedge  that  cuts  loose  the  top  layer  of  soil 
  [syn:  {plowshare},  {ploughshare}] 
  v  1:  share  in  common;  "Our  children  share  a  love  of  music" 
  2:  use  jointly  or  in  common 
  3:  have  give  or  receive  a  share  of:  "We  shared  the  cake" 
  [syn:  {partake},  {partake  in}] 
  4:  give  out  as  one's  portion  or  share  [syn:  {divvy  up},  {portion 
  out},  {apportion},  {deal}] 
  5:  communicate;  "I'd  like  to  share  this  idea  with  you" 




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