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  • nounportion, allotment
  • verbuse in common with others

synonyms for shares

  • contribution
  • dividend
  • division
  • interest
  • part
  • percentage
  • proportion
  • stake
  • allowance
  • apportionment
  • bite
  • chunk
  • claim
  • commission
  • cut
  • divide
  • divvy
  • dose
  • drag
  • due
  • end
  • fraction
  • fragment
  • helping
  • heritage
  • lagniappe
  • lot
  • measure
  • meed
  • parcel
  • piece
  • pittance
  • plum
  • points
  • quantum
  • quota
  • quotient
  • rake-off
  • ration
  • segment
  • serving
  • slice
  • split
  • taste
  • whack
  • cut in
  • cut up
  • fifty-fifty
  • halver
  • partage
  • quotum

antonyms for shares

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  • whole
  • entirety
  • total
  • take
  • oppose
  • maintain
  • keep
  • hold
  • join
  • gather
  • collect
  • unite
  • withhold
  • refuse
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • deny
  • combine
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How to use shares in a sentence

He had two children, a boy and a girl, who inherited the northern and southern ranches in equal shares.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The latter has more than once since told me that the County Down shares were one of his best investments.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Page was busy selling shares to raise money, and Trevithick was to get some money, which was to be at the service of Uville.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A company cannot purchase its own shares unless by charter or statute such action is clearly authorized.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Likewise a subscriber waives his notice of the first meeting when he afterwards offers to pay for his shares.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Shall I sit by the roadside and ask every man who passes by if he wants to hire himself out 'on shares'?
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Under this system, each stockholder bought a certain number of shares.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
If the company succeeded, each stockholder earned a profit based upon the number of shares he owned.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
I have forgotten a companionable cat who each morning takes her seat on the long leather settee beside me and shares my crescents.
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
Sometimes land is rented on shares, a very common way in the olden time.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
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