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Synonyms for half

fifty per cent


  • fifty per cent
  • equal part

not half: not nearly


not half: absolutely

Synonyms for half

one of two equal parts of a divisible whole

one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity

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(of siblings) related through one parent only


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National flags across the country have been at half mast with activities and programmes, including HBO, being cancelled.
This is the man, who, in consultation with Welshpool's mayor, Councillor Shane Squibb, refused to fly the town hall flag at half mast to honour a Welshpool soldier killed this week in Iraq.
FLAGS were flown at half mast and special church services held yesterday in memory of those killed and injured in the Bali terrorist bombing a week ago.
It would ensure that "the rules of etiquette for flying the flag of the United States do not preclude the flying of flags at half mast when ordered by city and local officials.
Flags will fly at half mast on royal palaces and Government buildings on the first anniversary of Princess Diana's death.
The decision to fly flags at half mast applies only to the first anniversary of Diana's death.
Crowds outside Buckingham Palace gasped yesterday thinking the Queen had agreed to fly the Royal Standard at half mast.