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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

Lucius Annaeus Seneca Quote
The wish for healing has always been half of health.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Charles Spurgeon

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Robert Frost

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world, and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
Winston Churchill

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
Winston Churchill
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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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