1 of 2 equal components that together constitute an entire.
One component more or less equal to the rest of the part.
casual A 50-cent piece.
Sports one of several two playing times into which particular games are split.
Sports A halfback.
Chiefly British A school term; a semester.
30 minutes: a half past one.
One of two equal components into which something are split, or considered as divided; — occasionally followed closely by of; as, a half of an apple.
half a standard measure; frequently employed (UK) for one half a pint of beer or cider.
The small fraction gotten by dividing 1 by 2.
component; part; part
Part; side; behalf.
1 of 2 equal components into which such a thing might divided, or thought to be divided; -- often accompanied by of.
A side; part.
component; behalf; account; sake.
One of two equal elements of whatever is divisible, or that may be regarded as divisible; a moiety: not often followed closely by of unless preceded by a qualifying term: as, half the miseries or pleasures of life; one half a pound; half an orange; the one half, half, or perhaps the partner of an orange.
Among schoolboys in The united kingdomt, a session; the definition of between holidays: a contraction of half-year. Often there are three “halves” around.
In foot-ball, a half-back. See back, n., 12.
one of two divisions into which some games or shows are split: the 2 divisions are divided by an interval