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

4 senses of sharing

Sense 1
sharing -- (using or enjoying something jointly with others)
       => mutuality, interdependence, interdependency -- (a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups))

Sense 2
sharing -- (having in common; "the sharing of electrons creates molecules")
       => mutuality, interdependence, interdependency -- (a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups))

Sense 3
communion, sharing -- (sharing thoughts and feelings)
       => intercourse, social intercourse -- (communication between individuals)

Sense 4
sharing, share-out -- (a distribution in shares)
       => distribution -- (the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning)

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")

Antonyms of adj sharing

1 sense of sharing

Sense 1
sharing -- (unselfishly willing to share with others; "a warm and sharing friend")

INDIRECT (VIA unselfish) -> selfish -- (concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others; "Selfish men were...trying to make capital for themselves out of the sacred cause of civil rights"- Maria Weston Chapman)

Similarity of adj sharing

1 sense of sharing

Sense 1
sharing -- (unselfishly willing to share with others; "a warm and sharing friend")
       => unselfish (vs. selfish) -- (disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others)

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