Thesaurus

shares

verb
present tense third-person singular of share

Synonyms of shares

(Entry 1 of 2)

to take a share or part
  • everyone in the enterprise will share in the profits

Synonyms for shares

Words Related to shares

shares

noun
plural of share

Synonyms & Antonyms of shares (Entry 2 of 2)

1 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
  • my share of the lottery winnings is over a million dollars
  • her share of the bill comes to $13.44

Synonyms for shares

Words Related to shares

Phrases Synonymous with shares

Near Antonyms for shares

2 a legal right to participation in the advantages, profits, and responsibility of something
  • she sold her share in the business to her partner

Synonyms for shares

Words Related to shares

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about shares

Cite this Entry

“Shares.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shares. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on shares

Nglish: Translation of shares for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of shares for Arabic Speakers

Comments on shares

What made you want to look up shares? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!