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Synonyms for halve

cut in half


  • cut in half
  • reduce by fifty per cent
  • decrease by fifty per cent
  • lessen by fifty per cent

split in two


  • split in two
  • cut in half
  • bisect
  • divide in two
  • share equally
  • divide equally

Words related to halve

divide by two

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C Gray beat G Wilkes 6 and 5, C Brown lost to P Taylor 5 and 4, A Keenan halved with M Fleming, P Coulthard beat J McCartney 2 and 1, J Johnson beat S Oman 3 and 2, G Wood lost to A Christianson 1 up.
1 small seedless watermelon (about 6 to 6 1/2 pounds), halved lengthwise
S Philipson halved with S Anderton; N Graham beat A Hunter 7 and 6; J Curry beat T Gascoigne 4 and 3; K Robson beat J Cockburn 5 and 4; C Hunter beat J McGowan 5 and 3; P Armstrong beat P Thompson 2 and 1.
Without a halved game, the handicap section points went more decisively to the home side with four wins to two by the Wynyard players.
Warwickshire v Worcestershire - (Warwicks names first) - Foursomes: T Whitehouse, J Hemphill bt M Feavyour, J Hems 1up; M Cryer, R Jones lost to A Robinson, P Scarrett 1down; L Mallin, W Nicolson bt R Sadler, C Norman 5&4; P Chalkley, A Kearns bt N Bennett, P Smith 5&4; P Gordon, M Calvert halved with J Rose, M Houghton.
Also turning in strong performances for the European team were Callaway Golf Staff Professionals Jesper Parnevik -- using a Great Big Bertha II Pro Series Titanium Driver -- and Pierre Fulke, each of whom halved their Sunday singles matches.
Cumbria were swept aside starting with the morning foursomes as Lancashire won four out of the six games, leaving Cumbria with just one win and a match halved with Lancs in total control by lunchtime 4'-1'.
Foursomes: N Sweet & D Appleyard halved with S Lee &P Ridden; S Uzzsell & G Evans lost to J Curry &M Penny 5&4; S Campbell & J Maw lost to C Penny & S Heads 1 hole; D Wasteney & J Bassitt lost to B Taylor & M Blackwith 3&2; M Brown & L O'Neill bt N Maddison & A Scrimshaw 5&4; A Smith & R Law bt D Shevill & T Rowland 3&2.
D Hair halved with N Harker-Bell; R Bonser haKred with I McEntee; I Johnson halved with M Findlay; H Ashby lost to D Turner 2 and 1; M Johnson beat S Nkon 3 and 2; C Armstrong lost to J Handy 4 and 3; A Hastings beat A Rutherford 4 and 2.
Add 1/2 cup halved cherries to remaining sauce; return mixture to a boil and simmer about 1 minute.
R Hayhoe beat W Young 1 up; B Gilpatrick lost to A Clark 3 and 1; C Petts beat P Souter 5 and 4; P Brown beat B Brown 2 and 1; A Crawford halved with I Richardson; B Crosby lost to B Robson 4 and 3.
Gordon Marston, whose playing days seemed to have ended with his captaincy four years ago, answered his county's call like the stalwart he is and he halved his match against Mike Mee.
Cliff Davis, Suisun, and Robert Olds, Brentwood, 1-up; Bob Heaton, Antioch, and Jim Ono, Cupertino, NCGA, and Calkins and Buzzini, halved; Roly Lamontagne, Stockton, and Earl Stewart, Fairfax, NCGA, and Peter Nilles, Pacific Grove, and Paul Biocini, Modesto, halved.
In the afternoon Caernarfonshire, unbeaten champions for the last two years, chalked up a succession of wins through Ellison, Lee Jones, Lofthouse, Thomas, Howie and Roberts before Bull Bay's Jack Carter stopped the rot for Anglesey with a 3&2 victory over Conwy's Ross Davies, then his Bull Bay clubmate Sion Thomas halved the final singles against Conw's Tottey.
Frank Greas ves' side won four and halved one of the foursomes then had too much for the North Yorkshire side at the top of the singles, clinching the points well before the end, winning seven of the head-to-head battles and halving two.