one of two equal parts of a divisible whole (Freq. 7)

half a loaf


half an hour


a century and one half

Syn: ↑half
Hypernyms: ↑common fraction, ↑simple fraction
Hyponyms: ↑fifty percent, ↑moiety, ↑mediety

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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