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sharing

A sharing person is generous and willing to share. If you are sharing, you are glad to give things away to others. So can we borrow five dollars?

To share something is to use it or enjoy it with others, like when people share a cake at a birthday party. The adjective sharing has a related meaning, but the focus is more on unselfishness. A sharing person might try to divide up not just the cake, but also all the food in his refrigerator — just to be sure everyone is fed.

Definitions of sharing
  1. adjective
    unselfishly willing to share with others
    “a warm and sharing friend”
    Synonyms:
    unselfish
    disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
  2. noun
    using or enjoying something jointly with others
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    types:
    time sharing
    (computer science) the use of a central computer by many users simultaneously
    type of:
    interdependence, interdependency, mutuality
    a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
  3. noun
    having in common
    “the sharing of electrons creates molecules”
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    type of:
    interdependence, interdependency, mutuality
    a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups)
  4. noun
    sharing thoughts and feelings
    synonyms: communion
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    type of:
    intercourse, social intercourse
    communication between individuals
  5. noun
    a distribution in shares
    synonyms: share-out
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    generosity, unselfishness
    acting generously
    gift, giving
    the act of giving
    oblation, offering
    the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
    bestowal, bestowment, conferment, conferral
    the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift
    accordance, accordance of rights
    the act of granting rights
    endowment
    the act of endowing with a permanent source of income
    charity
    an activity or gift that benefits the public at large
    contribution, donation
    act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
    alms-giving, almsgiving
    making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
    type of:
    distribution
    the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
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