From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshareshare1 /ʃeə $ ʃer/ ●●● S1 W1 verb COLLOCATIONS – Meaning 5: to have the same opinion, quality, or experience as someone elsenounsshare a belief/opinionIt was clear that the police did not share her opinion.share a viewHe shared my view of what had been going on.share a feelingI know that many people do not share my feelings.share somebody’s values (=have the same ideas about what is right and wrong)The only way to change things is to elect politicians who share our values.share somebody’s concern/enthusiasm etc (=feel the same concern, enthusiasm etc as someone else)I share the concern of parents about the content of some of these computer games.adverbsbe widely shared (=shared by a lot of people)This view is now widely shared. → share in something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusshare• The relationship between music and the spiritual and emotional aspects of healing is widely shared.• One thing united all three men - they shared a burning hatred of the political regime under which they lived.• Everywhere I turned in the dorm, there were white faces, except for two black students who shared a room.• You could share a taxi with me if you like.• Very rarely has such experience been shared amongst a wider group of community partners.• They share an interest in 16th century architecture.• None of us are close friends but we all share an interest in sport.• The rejoicing was not shared by the weary infantrymen who had just fought their way on to it.• Learning to share is a difficult process for toddlers.• We all share some of the blame for the accident.• We can share the cost of gas for the ride.• Judy and I shared the driving, so it wasn't too tiring.• She shares the job with another woman who also has a young child.• I have my own room, but we share the kitchen and bathroom.• We pay rent separately, but we share the other bills.• It's only fair that they should share the running costs of the car.• My husband and my mother share the same birthday.• The more freeway access there is, the less San Franciscans have to share their streets with out-of-towners.• Sometimes this shared understanding may lead to more practical solutions.• If you think it would help to share, we're here to listen.• Everybody brings a dish to share with everyone else.• I share your concern about this.share something with somebody• Do you mind sharing a room with Jenny?• Sonia shared a very touching story with the group.• You'll have to share your toys with your little brother.share ... responsibility• The four students and the staff work out the running of the household between them and share the responsibilities.• It is sometimes possible to arrange for both ministers to be at the ceremony, sharing the responsibility between them.• If he does, the Attorney-General will share the responsibility for his crimes.• Elers and Bayer will share the responsibilities of chief executive.widely shared• Alternately, the same participative emphasis may be irrelevant in an organization in which power is already widely shared.• Helms' enthusiasm for Albright was widely shared.• However foolish they had come to seem, his instincts had been widely shared.• The relationship between music and the spiritual and emotional aspects of healing is widely shared.• This is our economic argument: a path to personal enrichment from the fruits of economic progress more widely shared.• This view is now widely shared.• It may well be a belief which has been and still is, widely shared by top industrialists themselves.• These four key elements are well developed and widely shared within the research communities of every natural and applied science.
Examples from the Corpusshare• The price has gone up to $4.50 a share.• The Class A shares rose 3 / 4 to 40 5 / 8.• They enter at the peak and like those who buy shares at their peak they suffer badly.• According to this conventional wisdom, the middle class and the poor think the rich should pay a heavy share.• Economies of scale are also a feature likely to be associated with the struggle for market share.• Excite will pay for McKinley by issuing 1. 2 million shares of stock, currently valued at $ 18 million.• Earnings per share fell to 15.6p from 24.1p but the 1991 dividend total of 14.85p per share is to be maintained.• An Australian businessman has bought a 10 percent share in the project.• Wilson's share of the business is worth $500,000.• Between 1980 and 1990 their share of total retail trade fell from 5.2% to 4.5%, according to Verdict, a retail analyst.• If your grandfather left any money, you will get your share.share in• The political reforms offered ordinary people more of a share in the running of the country.• Richardson recently sold his share in the restaurant for $500,000.share of/in• Contributors to the trust then have a share in the income and capital appreciation of the underlying assets.• It's the titles that matter, and Martina, with 156, has her fair share of them.• It is now the fifth most listened to form of radio - and it is increasing its share of total listening.• The doctor was as uninterested in money as Harry was interested, and let him sell a-large share of what he picked.• Corporate power is not merely a matter of the resources and market share of formally independent entities.• He said higher diesel fuel cost the company about 10 per share in the first quarter.• This sharing of power through incorporating students into the administration of an undergraduate program is highly unusual in academic settings.• And you two certainly had your share of it this year.From Longman Business DictionaryOrigin share2