share
share n
1: a portion belonging to, due to, or due from an individual
a joint tortfeasor is liable for her share of the damages; specif: the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together any property or interest
the share of a joint tenant
his share passed to his widow
2 a: any of the equal interests into which ownership of something (as a fund) is divided; specif: any of the equal interests or rights into which the entire capital stock of a corporation is divided
b: a certificate representing such a share

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

share
I (interest) noun allocation, allotment, apportioned lot, commission, dole, measure, pars, part, percent, percentage, portio, portion, proportion, quotum, ratio, ration, right, section, segment, slice associated concepts: distributive share, equal share, share and share alike, share of capital, similiar share II (stock) noun asset, capital, corporate interest, holding, invested property, investment, property, security, stockholding associated concepts: bank shares, corporate shares, share of corporate stock, shareholder, treasury shares III index allocate, allot, apportion, assign (allot), claim (right), contribute (supply), convey (communicate), disburse (distribute), dispensation (act of dispensing), dispense, distribute, divide (distribute), dividend, dole, engage (involve), holding (property owned), interest (ownership), involve (participate), member (constituent part), moiety, part (portion), partake, participate, partition, pool, proportion, quota, ration, reciprocate, segment, split, stake (interest), subdivide

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


share
v.
To partake of a portion of something along with others, or to give a portion of something to another.
n.
A portion; a part of a larger thing; a unit of stock.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


share
1) A portion of a benefit from a trust, estate, claim, or business.
2) A portion of ownership interest in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Wills
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estates, Executors & Probate Court

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


share
n. A certain predetermined portion-for example, each partner's share of the expenses; one of many equal parts of a joint-stock company or corporation.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


share
A portion or part of something that may be divided into components, such as a sum of money. A unit of stock that represents ownership in a corporation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


share
A portion or part of something that may be divided into components, such as a sum of money. A unit of stock that represents ownership in a corporation.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

share
n.
   1) a portion of a benefit from a trust, estate, claim or business usually in equal division (or a specifically stated fraction) with others ("to my three daughters, in equal shares").
   2) a portion of ownership interest in a corporation, represented by a stock certificate stating the number of shares of an issue of the corporation's stock.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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