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Half (IPA: /ˈhæf/)


Half (a.)

Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.

Half (a.)

Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.

Half (adv.)

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.

Half (a.)

Part; side; behalf.

Half (a.)

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.

Half (v. t.)

To halve. [Obs.] See Halve.

Half ()

The relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of both; as, a brother or sister of the half blood. See Blood, n., 2 and 4.

Half (n.)

A person so related to another.

Half (n.)

A person whose father and mother are of different races; a half-breed.

Half ()

Half drunk.

Half

One of two usually roughly equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided

Half

2016 film

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Painting by Kenneth Noland

Half

Family name

Half Synonyms

Fractional

Half Synonyms

Incomplete, Uncomplete

Half Synonyms

One-half

Half (Last Name / Surname)

Half is the #129,825 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 131 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Half in Spanish is Medio

Tagalog Translation

Half in Tagalog is Kalahati

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " like us? Counting up the minutes -- have we spent half an hour together?" - Peter Greenaway

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (mocking leopard seal) He's coming! We better move in half an hour! (Slowly) Let's get out of here!" - Happy Feet

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (on his firing from Two and a Half Men) I would have fired my ass too. Well, maybe not like they did." - Charlie Sheen

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [after catching the top half of a skyscraper] I got it." - Infinite Crisis

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [When asked where the Sebastian is] Well, he must be half way to China by now, he showed us his willis & doodleberries." - She's the Man


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