Definition of Shares

1. Noun. (plural of share) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of share) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shares

1. share [v] - See also: share

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shares

shareholding
shareholdings
sharehouse
sharehouses
shareland
sharelands
shareman
sharemarket
sharemarkets
sharemen
shareowner
shareowners
shareowning
sharer
sharers
shares (current term)
sharest
shareth
shareware
sharewares
sharewort
shari'a
sharia
sharia law
shariah
shariah law
shariahs
sharias
shariat
shariats

Literary usage of Shares

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"at least by some form of written assignment, placing the shares within the power of the pledgee. There is only one condition upon which a bank may purchase ..."

2. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"1101,205 shares issued in consideration of a like number of shares of the constituent ... 34000 shares of common stock and 10000 shares of preferred stock; ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"A transfer of shares of stock seized by the Alien Property Custodian to his name is but an incident of an effective seizure, and, if a return of the shares ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The shares may be paid at once or by periodic instalments and must be subject to withdrawal. So the fund thus obtained increases or decreases according to ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"The executors of the Lowe estate, holding 807 shares (a minority of the entire capital stock of the corporation), did not enter into the contract. ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"While exact uniformity or equality of taxation cannot be expected under any system, capital invested In national bank shares was Intended by Con- grew to be ..."

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