share [-s] n

OE 'cut, divide, shear, shave'.

  1. Portion; deal; allotment from nature; [fig.] appointed time; required amount.
  2. Investment; [fig.] flowers; flowerbeds; financial interest; dividend; definite portion of a property.

share [-d] v

see share, n.

  1. Experience with; participate in with; suffer in common with.
  2. Communicate; publish; make available for others.
  3. Have in common; divide into portions; partake of together.