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Synonyms for half
hæf, hɑf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-half, half(noun)

    one of two equal parts of a divisible whole

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

    Synonyms:
    one-half

    Antonyms:
    whole, complete

  2. half(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    one-half

    Antonyms:
    complete, whole

  3. half(a)(adj)

    consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity

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

    Antonyms:
    complete, whole

  4. half(a)(adj)

    partial

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

    Antonyms:
    whole, complete

  5. half(adverb)

    (of siblings) related through one parent only

    "a half brother"; "half sister"

    Synonyms:
    half(a)

    Antonyms:
    complete, whole

  6. half(adverb)

    partially or to the extent of a half

    "he was half hidden by the bushes"

    Antonyms:
    complete, whole

Wiktionary

  1. half(adjective)

    Having one parent (rather than two) in common.

    A half brother or half sister

    Synonyms:
    \u00BD

  2. half(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    semi-, demi-, hemi-

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. half

    Synonyms:
    moiety, bisection, dimidiation

    Antonyms:
    integrity, entirety, totality, whole

Editors Contribution

  1. divide into two

    Submitted by anonymous on November 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. half(n.)

    Synonyms:
    moiety

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. half(adv)

    Synonyms:
    partially, imperfectly

  2. half(n)

    Synonyms:
    moiety

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "half":

    one-half, semester, half-year, halfway, east, middle, pol, halved, half-way, average, -stanzi, poole, 50, means, media

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How to use half in a sentence?

  1. Mark Rober:

    It's definitely something you don't want to stick your hand in front of, you can see in the video we dropped a hotdog in front of it and we weren't putting it through slowly and it sliced it in half.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    Let’s not forget that last night was supposed to be Ted Cruz’s big night. It was the night where he was going to sweep. The states were tailor made for the kind of campaign he was running. We beat him in Georgia. We beat him in half the states on the map.

  3. John Cena:

    And on behalf of' Playing With Fire' and out of respect to the people who I truly believe are heroes my response will be to immediately donate half a million dollars to this cause, in times like this, when people are giving their lives and working around the clock what they need from us is resources.

  4. Erastus Flavel Beadle:

    Half the work that is done in the world is to make things appear what they are not.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    I think that there is an understanding there is something fundamentally immoral and wrong about a nation in which we have three people who own more wealth than the bottom half of the American people. That does not make sense.


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