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Definitions of half:

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: adjective

In an equal part or degree.

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; a school term; in football, a half back.

part of speech: noun

The portion of a thing divided into two equal parts.

part of speech: adverb

Equally; partly.

part of speech: adjective

Consisting of a half; partial; incomplete.

Usage examples for half:

  • Only half a minute. "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories", Arnold Bennett
  • I never could go half way. "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith
  • I understood- Then you understood only one- half "The Guest of Quesnay", Booth Tarkington
  • We'll have him in a half hour. "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart
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