Definition of halve
1a : to divide into two equal partsb : to reduce to one half halving the present costc : to share equally
2 : to play (as a hole in golf) in the same number of strokes as one's opponent
Examples of halve in a sentence
The store is halving the price of many summer items.
Origin and Etymology of halve
Middle English, from half half
First Known Use: 13th century
HALVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of halve for English Language Learners
: to divide (something) into two equal parts : to divide (something) into halves
: to reduce (something) to one half of the original amount or size
HALVE Defined for Kids
Definition of halve for Students
1 : to divide into two equal parts I halved an apple.
2 : to reduce to one half He halved the recipe.
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