What is the difference between ploughshare and share?

ploughshare | share | Derived terms |

Ploughshare is a derived term of share.


As nouns the difference between ploughshare and share

is that ploughshare is (plowshare) while share is a portion of something, especially a portion given or allotted to someone or share can be (agriculture) the cutting blade of an agricultural machine like a plough, a cultivator or a seeding-machine.

As a verb share is

to give part of what one has to somebody else to use or consume.

ploughshare

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • share

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) schare, schere, from (etyl) . Compare (l), (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A portion of something, especially a portion given or allotted to someone.
  • (finance) A financial instrument that shows that one owns a part of a company that provides the benefit of limited liability.
  • (computing) A configuration enabling a resource to be shared over a network.
  • Upload media from the browser or directly to the file share .
  • The sharebone or pubis.
  • (Holland)
    Derived terms
    * lion's share * share and share alike

    Verb

  • To give part of what one has to somebody else to use or consume.
  • To have or use in common.
  • :
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:while avarice and rapine share the land
  • *
  • *:Thanks to that penny he had just spent so recklessly [on a newspaper] he would pass a happy hour, taken, for once, out of his anxious, despondent, miserable self. It irritated him shrewdly to know that these moments of respite from carking care would not be shared with his poor wife, with careworn, troubled Ellen.
  • To divide and distribute.
  • *(Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • *:Suppose I share my fortune equally between my children and a stranger.
  • To tell to another.
  • :
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  • (lb) To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide.
  • *(John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • *:The shared visage hangs on equal sides.
  • Derived terms
    * sharecropping * shareware * sharing economy

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) share, schare, shaar, from (etyl) scear, . More at (l).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (agriculture) The cutting blade of an agricultural machine like a plough, a cultivator or a seeding-machine.
  • Derived terms
    * ploughshare * plowshare

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