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      n     (Brit)   the excess of the amount actually subscribed for an issue of corporate capital over its par value,   (Also called (esp. U.S.))    capital surplus  
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share          [1]  
1    a part or portion of something owned, allotted to, or contributed by a person or group  
2    often pl   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  
   See also       ordinary shares       preference shares  
3    go shares  
Informal   to share (something) with another or others  
4    tr; often foll by: out   to divide or apportion, esp. equally  
5    when intr, often foll by: in   to receive or contribute a portion of  
we can share the cost of the petrol, six people shared in the inheritance     
6    to join with another or others in the use of (something)  
can I share your umbrella?     
     (Old English scearu; related to Old Norse skor amount, Old High German scara crowd; see shear)  
  sharable, shareable      adj  
  sharer      n  

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      vb   apportion, assign, distribute, divide, divvy up     (informal)   go Dutch     (informal)   go fifty-fifty     (informal)   go halves, parcel out, partake, participate, receive, split, use in common  
      n   allotment, allowance, contribution, cut     (informal)   division, due, lot, part, portion, proportion, quota, ration, whack     (informal)  

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share ideas based on a similar experience
[Fig.] E.g.: They were both going through a divorce, so they met to compare notes.
a group selfie ; a picture taken by one person next to other people, usually to share it through social media
[Slang] comes from the combination of "selfie" and "us"
to overshare is to share too much intimate information with somebody
"sorry, have I overshared?"
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.
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