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Half

Definition of half:

part of speech: adjective

Having or consisting of one of two equal parts: being in parts: incomplete, as measures.

part of speech: adverb

In an equal part or degree: in part: imperfectly.

part of speech: noun

One of two equal parts into which a whole is divided.

part of speech: adjective

Consisting of half; being in part.

part of speech: noun

One of two equal parts: an English schoolboys' term for a session; a contraction of half year; the term between vacations. " It's a jolly time, too, getting to the end of the half."- T. Hughes.

part of speech: verb

To divide into halves.

part of speech: noun

One of two equal parts; a school term; in football, a half back.

part of speech: adjective

Consisting of a half; partial; incomplete.

part of speech: adverb

Equally; partly.

part of speech: adjective

In equal part; in part.

Usage examples for half:

  • The earthlier half its own and Heaven's before. "The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P.", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
  • Here's half of what's left. "The Revolution in Tanner's Lane", Mark Rutherford.
  • I didn't mo'n half get it in." "True and Other Stories", George Parsons Lathrop.
  • I don't know why, but I always have a hope that you will find time to run over for half an hour. "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.

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