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ONE-HALF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does one-half mean? 

ONE-HALF (noun)
  The noun ONE-HALF has 1 sense:

1. one of two equal parts of a divisible whole

  Familiarity information: ONE-HALF used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ONE-HALF (noun)


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Meaning:

One of two equal parts of a divisible whole

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

half; one-half

Context examples:

half a loaf / half an hour / a century and one half

Hypernyms ("one-half" is a kind of...):

common fraction; simple fraction (the quotient of two integers)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "one-half"):

fifty percent (a half expressed as a percentage)

mediety; moiety (one of two (approximately) equal parts)


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