Halve Definition

hăv, häv
halved, halves, halving
To divide into two equal parts.
Webster's New World
To share (something) equally with someone.
To halve one's winnings with another.
Webster's New World
To reduce by fifty percent; reduce to half.
Webster's New World
To join (two pieces of wood) by cutting away an end of each to half its thickness and fitting the cut ends together.
Webster's New World
In match play, to play (a hole, match, etc.) in the same number of strokes as one's opponent.
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Origin of Halve

  • Middle English halven from half half half

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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