Meaning of HALVE in English

HALVE

/ hɑːv; NAmE hæv/ verb

1.

to reduce by a half; to make sth reduce by a half :

[ v ]

The shares have halved in value .

[ vn ]

The company is halving its prices.

2.

[ vn ] to divide sth into two equal parts

IDIOMS

see trouble noun

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WORD ORIGIN

Middle English : from half .

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.