What does halve mean?

Definitions for halve
hæv, hɑvhalve

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word halve.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. halve(verb)

    divide by two; divide into halves

    "Halve the cake"

Wiktionary

  1. halve(Verb)

    To reduce to half the original amount.

  2. halve(Verb)

    To divide into two halves.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halve(noun)

    a half

    Etymology: [From Half.]

  2. Halve(verb)

    to divide into two equal parts; as, to halve an apple; to be or form half of

    Etymology: [From Half.]

  3. Halve(verb)

    to join, as two pieces of timber, by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together

    Etymology: [From Half.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Halve

    häv, v.t. to divide into halves or two equal parts: to join two pieces of timber by notching or lapping.—adj. Halved, divided into halves: (bot.) appearing as if one side were cut away.—n.pl. Halves (see Half).

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How to say halve in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of halve in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of halve in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of halve in a Sentence

  1. James Ramsden:

    If we suddenly halve our customers without government support it will lead to a huge number of business closures and job losses.

  2. Edward Mason:

    Repsol has shown the net zero 2050 ambition we need, equinor is doing some great stuff, particularly on (Scope 1 and 2 emissions), but I'm not sure a pledge to halve carbon intensity by 2050 does it any more.

  3. Stuart Holmes:

    We would normally hope to halve that, for an exporter buying several million a year, that has a real impact on his bottom line. It can be the difference between employing a couple of extra staff.

  4. Edward Mason:

    Equinor is doing some great stuff, particularly on (Scope 1 and 2 emissions), but I'm not sure a pledge to halve carbon intensity by 2050 does it any more.

  5. Irish Proverb:

    It's easy to halve the potato where there's love.

Images & Illustrations of halve

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Translations for halve

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  • rozpůlit, půlitCzech
  • halbierenGerman
  • dimidiar, demediarSpanish
  • puolittaaFinnish
  • diviser en deuxFrench
  • kettéoszt, félbevág, elfelez, felezHungarian
  • dimezzareItalian
  • dimidioLatin
  • halverenDutch
  • [[сократи́ть]] [[наполови́ну]], [[дели́ть]] [[попола́м]], [[сокраща́ть]] [[наполови́ну]], [[раздели́ть]] [[попола́м]]Russian
  • halveraSwedish

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