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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

Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

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

Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel. - John Churton Collins
Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.
John Churton Collins
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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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