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Definition of "shared" []

  • A part or portion of something owned, allotted to, or contributed by a person or group (noun)
  • 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 (noun)
  • To divide or apportion, esp equally (verb)
  • To receive or contribute a portion of (verb)
  • To join with another or others in the use of (something) (verb)
  • Used by multiple entities or for multiple purposes or in multiple ways. (adjective)

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  • Simple past tense and past participle of share. (verb)

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Use "shared" in a sentence
  • "To put everything into a nutshell, Sacks and Fathers & Families are strong proponents of the concept of shared parenting, which is a concept that all children of divorce should be ’shared equally’ by both parents."
  • "This shared sense or fear of exclusion created some limited “shared interests’ around which unity was built."
  • "One has to remember the fact that if the Republicans can not reduce the deficit squarely on the backs of the working and middle class it's of no interest to them, they know exactly what the term "shared sacrifice" means and they want no part of it."