Last modified on 24 August 2014, at 22:37

halve

See also: hälve

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

halve (third-person singular simple present halves, present participle halving, simple past and past participle halved)

  1. (transitive) To reduce to half the original amount.
  2. (transitive) To divide into two halves.
  3. (transitive) To make up half of.
    • M. Arnold
      So far apart their lives are thrown / From the twin soul that halves their own.
  4. (architecture, transitive) To join two pieces of timber etc. by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

halve

  1. definite of halv
  2. plural form of halv

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

halve

  1. Inflected form of half

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

halve

  1. definite singular of halv
  2. plural form of halv

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

halve

  1. definite singular of halv
  2. plural form of halv