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I UK [ʃeə(r)] / US [ʃer] verb
Word forms "share":
present tense I/you/we/they share he/she/it shares present participle sharing past tense shared past participle shared
1)
a) [intransitive/transitive] to use or to have something at the same time as someone else

Do you mind sharing a table?

There's only one copy left, so we'll have to share.

share something with someone:

I share this flat with five other people.

b) to do something or to be responsible for something with someone else

We share responsibility for meeting the targets.

2)
a) share or share out
[transitive] to give a part of something to someone else

I'm going to share this 5 ways, okay?

share something between/among someone:

The money will be shared between 30 different environmental organizations.

b) to allow someone to use or to have something that you own
share something with someone:

He would never share his toys with me.

3) [transitive] to have the same opinion or feeling as someone else

I share the views expressed by my colleague.

Not everyone will share your enthusiasm for this scheme.

4) [intransitive/transitive] to tell someone something

Thanks for sharing.

They meet to share secrets and relive old memories.

Newsgroups enable patients to share information.

Phrasal verbs:
II UK [ʃeə(r)] / US [ʃer] noun
Word forms "share":
singular share plural shares
1)
a) [countable, usually singular] a part of a total number or amount of something that is divided between several people or things

Britain's share of world trade had steadily declined.

share in:

He has no right to a share in profits.

b) [singular] a part of the total amount of work or responsibility of several people
share of:

He does his share of the cooking.

Jane has accepted her share of the blame.

2) [singular] a reasonable or normal amount of something
share of:

We certainly had our share of good fortune.

He has suffered more than his fair share of disappointments.

3)
a) [countable] business one of the equal parts of a company that you can buy as a way of investing money
share in:

The scheme allows employees to buy shares in the company.

b) [only before noun] relating to shares

Share prices fell on the Tokyo Stock Exchange today.


English dictionary. 2014.

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