- Word Combinations (verb), Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||halved, halves, halving
||to divide into two equal parts.
They halved the estate.
- similar words:
||to share equally.
We halved the restaurant bill.
||to reduce by half.
to halve the amounts in a recipe
||in golf, to play (a hole or round) in the same number of strokes as one's opponent.
||cleave, divide, section, separate
The words halve
sound alike but have different meanings.