Word of the Day: Share

  1. Noun: a portion of something that has been divided and is distributed to an individual or group
“I’m not sure I’d go back and do anything over in my life. I’ve definitely had my fair share of failures and moments where I wasted my time or that of other people, but if I did those moments over, I’d have missed out on so many lessons.” – Trip Adler (1984- )
  1. Noun: a portion of accrued interest in an organization or company’s stock that is entitled to certain stakeholders
“A stock certificate is not a tool, like a shovel, or a commodity, like a pound of cheese. What we sell a customer is not a share in a business, but a view of the Elysian Fields.” – Jean Giraudoux (1882-1944)
  1. Verb: to allow another person the use of something
“Man should not consider his material possession his own, but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need.” – Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
  1. Verb: to openly express certain feelings or thoughts with other persons
“If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.” ―Santosh Kalwar (1982- )
  1. Verb: to use or partake in something that belongs to another individual or group
“A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” – Arnold H. Glasow (1905-1998)
  1. Verb: to divide something into portions and distribute to persons
“You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together.” –Anthony Bordain (1956- )