-sharing

1.
Digital Technology. a combining form with the meaning “the practice of giving specific users access to digital documents or other online content”:
"filesharing software; a video-sharing website."

share1

[shair] /ʃɛər/
noun
1.
the full or proper portion or part allotted or belonging to or contributed or owed by an individual or group.
2.
one of the equal fractional parts into which the capital stock of a joint-stock company or a corporation is divided.
3.
Digital Technology.
  1. a digital file or document that can be accessed by specific users on a computer network, as for viewing, downloading, or making changes to it:
    I just sent you a share—can you improve the second paragraph?
  2. an act of sharing online content with specific users on a computer network:
    You can do a video share with friends and family.
verb (used with object), shared, sharing.
4.
to divide and distribute in shares; apportion.
5.
to use, participate in, enjoy, receive, etc., jointly:
"The two chemists shared the Nobel prize."
6.
Digital Technology. to give specific users access to (online content), as by posting it on a social-networking website or sending it as an email attachment:
"to share photos on Instagram; a shared spreadsheet."
verb (used without object), shared, sharing.
7.
to have a share or part; take part (often followed by in).
8.
to divide, apportion, or receive equally.
9.
Digital Technology. to give specific users access to online content:
"You can share via email, Facebook, or Twitter."
adjective
10.
Digital Technology. pertaining to or noting the practice of sharing online content with specific users on a computer network:
"Add a share button to your site."
Idioms
11.
on/upon shares, on the principle of sharing the profits or losses of an undertaking:
"They agreed to work on shares."
Origin
1325–75; Middle English (noun) cutting, division; Old English scearu fork of the body, groin; cognate with Dutch schaar, German Schar troop. See shear
Related forms
sharable, shareable, adjective
sharer, noun
half-shared, adjective
nonsharing, adjective, noun
unsharable, adjective
unshareable, adjective
unshared, adjective
unsharing, adjective
Synonyms
1. allotment, allocation; contribution, assessment; quota, lot. 3. allot, parcel out, deal out, dole, mete. 5. Share, partake, participate mean to join with others or to receive in common with others. To share is to give or receive a part of something, or to enjoy or assume something in common: to share in another's experiences. To partake is to take for one's own personal use a portion of something: to partake of food. To participate is especially to join with others in some thought, feeling, or, particularly, some action: to participate in a race, in a conversation.
Example Sentences for sharing
In theatrical sharing companies three or more supernumerary shares are so called.
It was the common healthy sensibility of mankind which he found himself sharing.
In the mighty machine of the city each has his place, each is provided for, each gets the glow of sharing in the world's work.
Friendship makes prosperity brighter, while it lightens adversity by sharing its griefs and anxieties.
Sometimes an ailment is transferred to an animal by sharing food with it.
By and bye, some needy gallant hears of their practices and introduces them to a nobleman on condition of sharing the profits.
Travel's ultimate thrill may be that one special discovery-and sharing it with kindred souls.
sharing a family vehicle can reduce your fuel costs dramatically.
Now that you have the knowledge, sharing it with others is the best way to help protect the local wildlife.
Scientists around the world have discovered many things about our planet by working together and sharing their findings.
British Dictionary definitions for sharing
share1 (ʃɛə)
 
n
1.  a part or portion of something owned, allotted to, or contributed by a person or group
2.  (often plural) ordinary shares See also preference shares any of the equal parts, usually of low par value, into which the capital stock of a company is divided: ownership of shares carries the right to receive a proportion of the company's profits
3.  informal go shares to share (something) with another or others
 
vb (often foll by out) (when intr, often foll by in)
4.  to divide or apportion, esp equally
5.  to receive or contribute a portion of: we can share the cost of the petrol; six people shared in the inheritance
6.  to join with another or others in the use of (something): can I share your umbrella?
 
[Old English scearu; related to Old Norse skor amount, Old High German scara crowd; see shear]
 
'sharable1
 
adj
 
'shareable1
 
adj
 
'sharer1
 
n

share2 (ʃɛə)
 
n
short for ploughshare
 
[Old English scear; related to Old Norse skeri, Old High German scaro]

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Word Origin and History for sharing
share
"portion," O.E. scearu "a cutting, shearing, division," related to sceran "to cut," from P.Gmc. *skaro- (cf. O.H.G. scara "troop, share of forced labor," Ger. Schar "troop, band," prop. "a part of an army," O.N. skör "rim"), from PIE base *sker- "to cut" (see shear). Meaning "part of the capital of a joint stock company" is first attested 1601. Shareholder first attested 1828. To share-crop is first recorded 1867.
share
"iron blade of a plow," O.E. scear, scær "plowshare," prop. "that which cuts," from P.Gmc. *skar- (cf. O.Fris. skere, M.L.G. schar, O.H.G. scar, Ger. Schar, Du. ploegschaar, M.H.G. pfluocschar), from PIE base *(s)ker- "to cut" (see shear).
share
1586, to apportion to someone as his share," from share (n.1). Meaning "to divide one's own and give part to others" is recorded from 1592.
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