Definition of "sharing" []

  • 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)
  • Present participle of share. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sharing" in a sentence
  • "Since the ringtone business is commoditized with a few large storefronts, sharing communities and many “DO IT YOURSELF” apps, they must have decided that it was not worth losing the rest of their money just to be another mediocre ’sharing community/marketplace for ringtones’ with no exit in sight."
  • "This essay uses the term sharing in the sense of primary usage orientated around borrowing and lending rather than 'let me show you the photos I took at last night's party'."
  • "My latest Guardian column, "Free data sharing is here to stay," is live -- it's an argument about the "information economy," and whether restricting copying hurts or helps it."