share·​able | \ ˈsher-ə-bəl \
variants: or sharable

Definition of shareable

: capable of being shared

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shareability \ ˌsher-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun

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There is one shareable tidbit that’s not in the book, however. Alexandra Mullen, WSJ, "‘The Victorian and the Romantic’ Review: A Doctorate in Desire," 28 Aug. 2018 Fade Street Social Three different spaces make up the dining experience from noted chef Dylan McGrath: a celebrated fine dining restaurant, a chic cocktail bar, and a gastrobar serving tapas, shareable comfort food, and gourmet brunch. Sandra Ramani, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch Places in Dublin," 11 July 2018 On iOS, tap the share icon while viewing something shareable. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "AirDrop Might Be the Best Way to Share Files. Here's How to Use It.," 7 Nov. 2018 This bilevel space offers shareable plates from chef Rob Roy Cameron, an Albert Adrià alum, and cocktails from mixologist Tony Conigliaro. Jay Cheshes, WSJ, "Mayfair, a Posh London Neighborhood, Gets Edgier," 16 Aug. 2018 But not everyone lives in a city with dockless, shareable scooters like Bird and Lime. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Unagi is the $1,190 electric scooter you won’t want to share with anyone," 17 Nov. 2018 Many, if not all, of the dishes are shareable, so items like rabbit cavatelli, avocado crispy rice, or sweet papas bravas should be ordered for the table and split. Kristin Luna, Condé Nast Traveler, "19 Best Restaurants in Nashville," 27 Feb. 2018 While the story of Plane Bae, as it was affectionately nicknamed, continued to spread around the internet in one conveniently packaged, shareable moment, real life carried on — and real life comes with consequences. Kathryn Lindsay,, "There's No Such Thing As A "Good" Viral Moment Anymore," 10 July 2018 Some are shareable, if that’s your thing, like a mix of cheese curds, Marcona almonds and olives ($7). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "It's a bar. It's a restaurant. It's the out-of-ordinary Snack Boys in Walker's Point," 1 May 2018

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First Known Use of shareable

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shareable was in 1920

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to set apart or to segregate

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