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Definitions for halfway
ˈhæfˈweɪ, ˈhɑf-half·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. center(a), halfway, middle(a), midwayadjective

    equally distant from the extremes

  2. halfwayadjective

    at a point midway between two extremes

    "at the halfway mark"

  3. halfwayadverb

    including only half or a portion

    "halfway measures"

  4. halfway, midwayadverb

    at half the distance; at the middle

    "he was halfway down the ladder when he fell"

Wiktionary

  1. halfwayadverb

    Half of the way between two points; midway.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halfwayadverb

    in the middle; at half the distance; imperfectly; partially; as, he halfway yielded

  2. Halfwayadjective

    equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway

Freebase

  1. Halfway

    Halfway is a small town in Baker County, Oregon, United States. This town took its name from the location of its post office, on the Alexander Stalker ranch, half way between Pine and Cornucopia. The population was 288 at the 2010 census. The town made history in December 1999, when it agreed to rename itself as Half.com, Oregon after the e-commerce company as a publicity stunt and became the first city in the United States to rename itself for a dot-com company. The proclamation was in name only, so the city did not legally change its name.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of halfway in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of halfway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of halfway in a Sentence

  1. Eric Francia:

    We expect to (hit) the halfway mark this year. Right now we are about 1,350 megawatts.

  2. David Zucker:

    Quit now, you'll never make it. If you disregard this advice, you'll be halfway there.

  3. Mark Mosley:

    None of them wanted to return because of the environment, half of them left halfway through the race.

  4. Laurence J. Peter:

    The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance.

  5. Michael Jhung:

    We're not even halfway through the flu season, it's certainly not too late to get vaccinated.

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