1. a part; a portion; a quantity; as a small share of prudence or good sense.
2. A part or portion of a thing owned by a number in common; that part of an undivided interest which belongs to each proprietor; as a ship owned in ten shares; a Tontine buildind owned in a hundred shares.
3. The part of a thing allotted or distributed to each individual of a number; divided; separate portion. Each heir has received his share of the estate.
4. A part belonging to one; portion possessed.
Nor I without my share of fame. Dryden.
5. A part contributed. He bears his share of the burden.
6. The broad iron or blade of a plow which cuts the ground; or a furrow-slice.
To go shares, to partake; to be equally concerned.
SHARE, verb transitive
1. To divide; to part among two or more.
Suppose I share my fortune equally between my children and a stranger.
And share his burden where he shares his heart. Dryden.
2. To partake or enjoy with others; to seize and possess jointly in common.
Great Jove with Cesar shares his sov'reign sway. Milton.
While avarice and rapine share the land. Milton.
3. To cut; to share [Not now in use.]
And the shar'd vilage hangs on equal sides. Dryden.
SHARE, verb intransitive To have part.
A right of inheritance gave everyone a title to share the goods of his father.