2. [syn: divided, divided up, shared, shared out]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Share \Share\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shared; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to
Suppose I share my fortune equally between my
children and a stranger. --Swift.
2. To partake of, use, or experience, with others; to have a
portion of; to take and possess in common; as, to share a
shelter with another.
While avarice and rapine share the land. --Milton.
3. To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide. [Obs.]
The shared visage hangs on equal sides. --Dryden.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: have in common; held or experienced in common; "two
shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent
nuclei"; "a shared interest in philately" [ant:
2: distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan
or purpose [syn: divided, divided up, shared, shared