Definition of half past
- The meeting began at half past two.
- (British) The meeting began at half two.
: either of two equal parts that compose something
: half an hour
: one of a pair: such as
: being one of two equal parts
: that is approximately equal to either of two equal parts that compose something : amounting to approximately half
: falling short of the full or complete thing : partial
: in an equal part or degree
: not completely : partially
: by any means : at all
: just gone or elapsed
: having existed or taken place in a period before the present : bygone
: beyond the age for or of
: at the farther side of : beyond
: time gone by
: something that happened or was done in the past
: the past tense of a language
: so as to reach and go beyond a point near at hand
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