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Definition of Half

Half

  1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.
  2. Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.
  3. In an equal part or degree; in some pa/ appro/mating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half-colored, half done, half-hearted, half persuaded, half conscious.
  4. Part; side; behalf.
  5. One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided; -- sometimes followed by of; as, a half of an apple.
  6. To halve. [Obs.] See Halve.

Half Quotations

Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Edmond de Goncourt

They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Terry Pratchett

Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. - Omar N. Bradley
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Omar N. Bradley

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
Yogi Berra

Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.
Bum Phillips
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Half Translations

half in Danish is halvdel
half in Dutch is half
half in Finnish is puolikas
half in Latin is dimidium
half in Norwegian is halv, halvdel
half in Portuguese is meio
half in Spanish is semi, medio, mitad
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