From Middle English schare, schere, from Old English scearu (“a cutting, shaving, a shearing, tonsure, part, division, share”), from Proto-Germanic *skarō (“a division, detachment”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱar-, *skar- (“to divide”). Cognate with Saterland Frisian skar, sker (“a share in a communal pasture”), Dutch schaar (“share in property”), German Schar (“band, troop, party, company”), Icelandic skor (“department”). Compare shard, shear.
- A portion of something, especially a portion given or allotted to someone.
- (finance) A financial instrument that shows that one owns a part of a company that provides the benefit of limited liability.
- (computing) A configuration enabling a resource to be shared over a network.
- Upload media from the browser or directly to the file .
- (Internet) The action of sharing something with other people via social media.
- The sharebone or pubis.
From Middle English share, schare, shaar, from Old English scear, scær (“ploughshare”), from Proto-Germanic *skaraz (“ploughshare”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (“to cut”). Cognate with Dutch schaar (“ploughshare”), German dialectal Schar (“ploghshare”), Danish plovskær (“ploghshare”). More at shear.
- (agriculture) The cutting blade of an agricultural machine like a plough, a cultivator or a seeding-machine.
share was also found in the following language(s): Japanese and Manx