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half

half

 
 
pronunciation:
haef
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: halves
definition 1: one of two equal parts of a whole.
definition 2: one member of a pair.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being one of two equal parts of a whole.
a half gallon of juice
definition 2: incomplete; partial.
a half answer to the question
definition 3: having just one parent in common with someone.
He is my half brother.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: to the extent of half or approximately half.
definition 2: not completely; partially.