Definition of half

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • half is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • half is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • half is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 10

Definition of half


  • one of two equal parts of a divisible whole (noun)

    Examples

    1. half a loaf
    2. half an hour
    3. a century and one half

    Synonyms

    1. one-half
  • consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a half chicken
    2. lasted a half hour
  • one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval (noun)
  • partial (adjective)

    Examples

    1. gave me a half smile
    2. he did only a half job
  • (of siblings) related through one parent only ()

    Examples

    1. a half brother
    2. half sister
  • partially or to the extent of a half ()

    Examples

    1. he was half hidden by the bushes

See definition of half in Merriam Webster

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