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Definition of Share


  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.
  3. A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The pubes; the sharebone.
  7. To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide.
  8. To partake of, use, or experience, with others; to have a portion of; to take and possess in common; as, to share a shelter with another.
  9. To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide.
  10. To have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others.
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Share Translations

share in Afrikaans is stuk, porsie, deel, gedeelte
share in Danish is aktie, dele, del, andel
share in Dutch is actie, aandeel
share in Finnish is jakaa, osa, osake
share in French is partageons, partager, dividende, partagez, partie
share in German is anteil, Anteil {m}
share in Italian is partecipazione, spartire, parte
share in Norwegian is del
share in Portuguese is dividir, parte
share in Swedish is dela, andel, lott, anpart, aktie, del