What is another word for halfway?

Synonyms for halfway
ˈhæfˈweɪ, ˈhɑf-half·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. center(a), halfway, middle(a), midwayadjective

    equally distant from the extremes

    whole, peripheral, terminal

  2. halfwayadjective

    at a point midway between two extremes

    "at the halfway mark"

    midway, middle(a), center(a)

    terminal, peripheral, whole

  3. halfwayadverb

    including only half or a portion

    "halfway measures"

    midway, middle(a), center(a)

    terminal, peripheral, whole

  4. halfway, midwayadverb

    at half the distance; at the middle

    "he was halfway down the ladder when he fell"


    whole, peripheral, terminal

Editors Contribution

  1. half-staff

    (of a flag) in or to a position halfway down the pole, usually as an expression of public sadness:

    flags at some buildings were flown half-staff.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 18, 2020  
  2. halfly

    Submitted by anonymous on January 14, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. halfwayadjective

    intermediate, midway

  2. halfwayadverb

    in the middle, imperfectly, partially

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "halfway":

    midway, half-way, half, mid-way, transition, mid-term

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How to use halfway in a sentence?

  1. Meng Hu:

    I've been talking nonstop, my throat gets really hoarse. [ In this job, ] you need to talk a lot, because your mood is contagious. You can't just do things halfway. Only when you talk enthusiastically can you get your audience excited.

  2. Laurence J. Peter:

    The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.

  3. Prime Minister Najib Razak:

    We are now at the halfway point of Malaysia's goal of achieving developed nation status by 2020, and I am glad to say that we remain on track.

  4. Christian Swain:

    About halfway into it we heard about three pops to the left-hand side of the stage, all of a sudden it became very obvious. We ran off the stage. We crawled underneath it. We laid down, hid, kept quiet, until the police arrived.

  5. Pearl Buck:

    Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.

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