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verb share pronunciation in American English /ʃer/
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present tense
present participlesharing
past tenseshared
past participleshared
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to use or to have something at the same time as someone else

    Do you mind sharing a table?

    There’s only one copy left, so we’ll have to share.

    share something with someone:

    I share this apartment with five other people.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to allow someone to use or have something you own

    He would never share his toys with me.

    1. a.
      mainly British to give a part of something to someone else

      I’m going to share this five ways, okay?

      share between/among/out:

      The money will be shared out between 30 different environmental organizations.

  3. 3
    [transitive] to have the same opinion or feeling as someone else

    I share the views expressed by my wife.

    Not everyone will share your enthusiasm for this plan.

  4. 4
    [intransitive/transitive] to tell someone something

    Thanks for sharing.

    They meet to share stories and relive old memories.

    Newsgroups enable patients to share information.


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