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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One of two equal parts of a divisible whole.

Usage examples (38)
  • half a truth is often a great lie.
  • A half chicken
  • A half brother
  • half an hour for more
Tutoring comment
  • I will have (to obtain) three cookies that have been cut into halves (two equal parts). Note: Hal" is one of two equal parts. Halve means to cut something into two equal parts.
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