share out

Definition of share out

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.

Word by Word Definitions

share play
  1. : plowshare

  1. : a portion belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual or group

  2. : one's full or fair portion

  3. : the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together property or interest

  1. : to divide and distribute in shares : apportion

  2. : to partake of, use, experience, occupy, or enjoy with others

  3. : to have in common

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


share-out

noun

Definition of share-out

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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