Meaning of HALVE in English

HALVE

[halve] vt halved ; halv.ing [ME, fr. half half] (13c) 1 a: to divide into two equal parts b: to reduce to one half "halving the present cost" c: to share equally

2: to play (as a hole in golf) in the same number of strokes as one's opponent

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