meaning of half

1. Consisting of a moiety, or half; as, a half bushel; a half hour; a half dollar; a half view.
Consisting of some indefinite portion resembling a half; approximately a half, whether more or less; partial; imperfect; as, a half dream; half knowledge.
In an equal part or degree; in some pa/ appro/mating a half; partially; imperfectly; as, half-colored, half done, half-hearted, half persuaded, half conscious.
Part; side; behalf.
One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided, or considered as divided; -- sometimes followed by of; as, a half of an apple.
To halve. [Obs. ] See Halve.
The relation between persons born of the same father or of the same mother, but not of both; as, a brother or sister of the half blood. See Blood, n. , 2 and 4.
A person so related to another.
A person whose father and mother are of different races; a half-breed.
Half drunk.
one of two equal parts of a divisible whole; "half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one ">half"

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