Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To use (a computer) by time-sharing.
  • intransitive verb To occupy (a vacation property) by time-sharing.
  • intransitive verb To engage in time-sharing.
  • noun A property jointly owned or leased by time-sharing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A property jointly owned or leased by multiple people who are allowed to use it only during specified periods each year.
  • verb transitive To own or lease (a property) by time-sharing.
  • verb transitive, computing To use (a computer) by time-sharing.

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Examples

  • He confided that he ran a chain of imaginary time-share vacation condos on the Riviera.

    Mark C. Miller: The Story of the World's Strangest Romance

  • Spellbinding, if nonsensical, rhetoric evidencing nothing more imposing than an attempt to close a sale of some crass Nueva Vallarta high rise concrete monstrosity time-share on Bandaras Bay.

    Escape From America Without Leaving America

  • Spellbinding, if nonsensical, rhetoric evidencing nothing more imposing than an attempt to close a sale of some crass Nueva Vallarta high rise concrete monstrosity time-share on Bandaras Bay.

    Escape From America Without Leaving America

  • By September, everyone in that time-share hated me.

    Binky Philips: Bumping Into a Metal God at a Disco

  • I do wear shorts when I'm in the tourist zone, but then I expect to be treated as a tourist and get accosted by every time-share tout in town.

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  • Spellbinding, if nonsensical, rhetoric evidencing nothing more imposing than an attempt to close a sale of some crass Nueva Vallarta high rise concrete monstrosity time-share on Bandaras Bay.

    Escape From America Without Leaving America

  • A male couple — Barrie and Tony from Chelmsford, England — can choose to conceive and both be registered as the biological fathers of their children not so much on the technical grounds that they had “co-mingled” their sperm before shipping it out to their Fallopian time-share in California but out of a more basic sympathy that this is how Barrie and Tony “self-identify” and it would be cruel to deny them.

    ProWomanProLife » 2009 » August

  • A male couple — Barrie and Tony from Chelmsford, England — can choose to conceive and both be registered as the biological fathers of their children not so much on the technical grounds that they had “co-mingled” their sperm before shipping it out to their Fallopian time-share in California but out of a more basic sympathy that this is how Barrie and Tony “self-identify” and it would be cruel to deny them.

    ProWomanProLife » Mark Steyn on the “freedom to choose”

  • The home was the culmination of David Siegel's Horatio Alger story, from TV repairman to chief executive and owner of America's largest time-share company, Westgate Resorts, with more than $1 billion in annual revenue and $200 million in profits.

    The Wild Ride of the 1%

  • By September, everyone in that time-share hated me.

    Binky Philips: Bumping Into a Metal God at a Disco

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