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Definition of 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.
More "Half" Quotations

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