halve halve  /ˈhæv/


  • (v) divide by two; divide into halves


  1. To halve the length of meetings, have people stand, because they won't waste as much time on digressions if they're not seated.
  2. Question 1 asked voters to support a measure that would halve the state's current 5.
  3. It plans to halve the amount of food it distributes.



  1. "You walk a fine line when you start doing that sort of thing," Westwood said. "I don't mind raising your arms and whipping the crowd up. But at 12 when Boo holed off the back (of the green), I've still got a putt for the halve. There's no...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Lee Westwood Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "We played with a lot of heart and a lot of emotion today to pull the halve and win out," Mickelson said. "We have a lot of work to do. This is a fun day. I love playing with this guy. Anthony has got this youthfulness to him, and he has a...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Chief selector Geoff Miller said: "We have an exciting blend of youth and experience in this preliminary squad. It is pleasing to see such genuine competition for places as we look to halve the squad later next month."
    on Jul 24, 2009 By: Geoff Miller Source: UK Express

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