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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 appromating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half- colored, half done, half- hearted, half persuaded, half conscious.
  4. 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.
  5. Part; side; behalf.
  6. To halve. [ Obs.] See Halve.


equally distributed in halves, one-half, mixed, fifty-fifty, halved, partial, divided by two, divided in two, two.

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