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Synonyms for half
hæf, hɑfhalf

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  1. halfadjective

    Having one parent (rather than two) in common.

    A half brother or half sister


  2. halfadjective

    semi-, demi-, hemi-

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. half

    moiety, bisection, dimidiation

    integrity, entirety, totality, whole

Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-half, halfnoun

    one of two equal parts of a divisible whole

    "half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one half"


    whole, complete

  2. halfadjective

    one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval


    complete, whole

  3. half(a)adjective

    consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity

    "a half chicken"; "lasted a half hour"

    complete, whole

  4. half(a)adjective


    "gave me a half smile"; "he did only a half job"

    whole, complete

  5. halfadverb

    (of siblings) related through one parent only

    "a half brother"; "half sister"


    complete, whole

  6. halfadverb

    partially or to the extent of a half

    "he was half hidden by the bushes"

    complete, whole

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Editors Contribution

  1. divide into two

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. halfnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. halfadverb

    partially, imperfectly

  2. halfnoun


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  1. David Hicks:

    I'm in need of operation on my left knee, my right elbow, my back. My teeth keep getting pulled because I couldn't brush them for five and a half years, it's becoming a very expensive exercise to fix myself from the years of torture.

  2. Kelly Kim:

    Yellow Fever celebrates all things Asian: the food, the culture and the people and our menu reflects that featuring cuisine from Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam, Thailand and Hawaii, we have been a proud Asian, female-owned business since our founding over four and a half years ago in Torrance, California.

  3. Karen McLaughlin:

    There was one day half of the kitchen didn't show up, so we had to open an hour later.

  4. Debra Seavello:

    No other city charges fees this high, or even at all, ten years ago the fees were half as much, and it was a lot easier to make ends meet.

  5. Dan Gelber:

    He has made this a wedge issue, and in a health care crisis, when you make something a wedge issue, and you divide the public so that half the public does one thing and half the public does the other, you get what we're getting right now, which is variants still coming, people still getting sick, and this disease still with us.

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