Associations to the word «Halve»


HALVE, verb. (transitive) To reduce to half the original amount.
HALVE, verb. (transitive) To divide into two halves.
HALVE, verb. (transitive) To make up half of.
HALVE, verb. (architecture) (transitive) To join two pieces of timber etc. by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.
HALVE, verb. (golf) (transitive) In match play, to achieve a tie or draw on.

Dictionary definition

HALVE, verb. Divide by two; divide into halves; "Halve the cake".

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