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Princeton's WordNet

  1. one-half, half(noun)

    one of two equal parts of a divisible whole

    "half a loaf"; "half an hour"; "a century and one half"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-half in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of one-half in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis Bacon:

    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

  2. Jay Gould:

    I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half.

  3. Mary Wilson Little:

    Politeness is one half good nature and the other half good lying.

  4. Emily Brontë:

    A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

  5. Joe Moore:

    Marriage is like a dollar bill. You cannot spend half of it when you tear it in two. The value of one half depends upon the other.

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