Definitions for one-half

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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"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis Bacon:

    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

  2. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Malice drinks one half of its own poison.

  3. Sir Francis Bacon:

    A prudent question is one half of wisdom.

  4. Jay Gould:

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

  5. Mary Wilson Little:

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


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