Synonyms of share


1. share, portion, part, percentage, assets

usage: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash"

2. share, stock certificate, stock

usage: 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"

3. parcel, portion, share, allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation

usage: the allotment of some amount by dividing something; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"

4. contribution, part, share, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

usage: 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"

5. plowshare, ploughshare, share, wedge

usage: a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil


1. share, overlap

usage: have in common; "Our children share a love of music"; "The two countries share a long border"

2. share, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ

usage: use jointly or in common

3. partake, share, partake in, get, acquire

usage: have, give, or receive a share of; "We shared the cake"

4. share, divvy up, portion out, apportion, deal, distribute, give out, hand out, pass out

usage: give out as one's portion or share

5. share, communicate, intercommunicate

usage: communicate; "I'd like to share this idea with you"

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Definition and meaning of share (Dictionary)