Meaning of SHARE in English


(PART) [noun] - the part of a larger amount, which has been divided between several people, that belongs to or is owed to or has to be done by a particular personThe total bill comes to £80, so our share is £20. [C]I think you've had more than your (fair) share of that ice cream. [C]We must make sure that everyone gets equal shares of the food. [C]The managing director said that the company had increased its share of the market this year. [C]The party's share of the vote fell from 39% to 24%. [C]Middle-class students take up a large share of university places. [C]We have a quarter share in a house in Spain. [C]All of us had a share in making the decision. [C]She's not doing her share of the work. [C]He should take his share of the blame for what happened. [C] We must all accept some share of the responsibility. [U]Why don't we go shares (= divide the cost between us) on lunch?If you have your share of something, you have a lot of it.We've certainly got our share of problems at the moment.They've had more than their (fair) share of troubles recently.She's had her fair share of tragedies in her life.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.