share out

phrasal verb

Definition of share out

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly British
: to divide (something) into parts and give the parts to different people In her will, she shared out her property to her nephews and nieces.

share-out

noun

Definition of share-out (Entry 2 of 2)

British
: an act of dividing something into parts and giving them to two or more people There was an equal share-out of the money.

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