Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun share

5 senses of share

Sense 1
share, portion, part, percentage -- (assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash")
       => assets -- (anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company)

Sense 2
share -- (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")
       => stock certificate, stock -- (a certificate documenting the shareholder's ownership in the corporation; "the value of his stocks doubled during the past year")

Sense 3
parcel, portion, share -- (the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians")
       => allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation -- (the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state")

Sense 4
contribution, part, share -- (the part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work")
       => attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try -- (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try")

Sense 5
plowshare, ploughshare, share -- (a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil)
       => wedge -- (something solid that is usable as an inclined plane (shaped like a V) that can be pushed between two things to separate them)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb share

5 senses of share

Sense 1
share -- (have in common; "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border")
       => overlap -- (coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap")

Sense 2
share -- (use jointly or in common)
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose; "use your head!"; "we only use Spanish at home"; "I can't use this tool"; "Apply a magnetic field here"; "This thinking was applied to many projects"; "How do you utilize this tool?"; "I apply this rule to get good results"; "use the plastic bags to store the food"; "He doesn't know how to use a computer")

Sense 3
partake, share, partake in -- (have, give, or receive a share of; "We shared the cake")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 4
share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal -- (give out as one's portion or share)
       => distribute, give out, hand out, pass out -- (give to several people; "The teacher handed out the exams")

Sense 5
share -- (communicate; "I'd like to share this idea with you")
       => communicate, intercommunicate -- (transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist")

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