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: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an
individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"
3: the result of parcelling out or sharing; "death gets more
than its share of attention from theologicans" [syn: parcel
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
5: a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil
v 1: have in common; "Our children share a love of music"; "The
two countries share a long border"
2: use jointly or in common
3: have, give, or receive a share of: "We shared the cake"
, partake in
4: give out as one's portion or share [syn: divvy up
5: communicate; "I'd like to share this idea with you"