Meaning of HALF in English

adj part; side; behalf.

2. half ·vt to halve. ·see halve.

3. half ·adj consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.

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

5. half ·adj 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.

6. 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.

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