Part of speech: verb

To divide into two equal parts.

Part of speech: verb

To divide into halves.

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Usage examples "halve":

  1. I was afraid the blighters might halve this one and need extra holes! - "Fore!", Charles Emmett Van Loan.
  2. Well, a jolly good match and we halve it. - "Miss Mapp", Edward Frederic Benson.
  3. Bone six quails and halve them, take the bones and trimmings and stew them in some stock with two carrots, one onion, one shalot, a bayleaf, a small piece of lean ham, a small piece of parsley, pepper and salt. - "Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode", Harriet A. de Salis.