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halfway

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adjective half·way \ˈhaf-ˈwā, ˈhäf-\

Simple Definition of halfway

  • : in the middle between two points

  • : not total or complete

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of halfway

  1. 1 :  midway between two points

  2. 2 :  partial

halfway

adverb

Examples of halfway in a sentence

  1. She was leading at the halfway mark of the race.

  2. We're halfway toward completing the project.

  3. They're only offering halfway measures, not a real solution.



1694

First Known Use of halfway

1694



HALFWAY Defined for Kids

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halfway

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adverb half·way \ˈhaf-ˈwā, ˈhäf-\

Definition of halfway for Students

  1. :  at or to half the distance <Open the door halfway.>




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halfway

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adjective half·way

Definition of halfway for Students

  1. 1 :  midway between two points <Stop at the halfway mark.>

  2. 2 :  partial 1 <They took only halfway measures to help.>





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