verb (used with object), halved, halv·ing.
Words nearby halve
Idioms for halve
Origin of halve
OTHER WORDS FROM halveun·halved, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH halvehalve have
Examples from the Web for halve
The company is shedding 5,400 of its 63,500 employees and taking a number of charges that will halve its quarterly profits.American Express Charges Backward, Laying Off 5,400|Daniel Gross|January 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Halve that again, just because the numbers seem so absurd, and vampires are worth $62.5 million each October.
Cut and halve the ends of plate the same length as sill, and nail to corner posts.Carpentry and Woodwork|Edwin W. Foster
Now, do 'ee take the flask; halve it, and gi'e me the rest;—or take it all, if thee dost veel qualmish.Three Courses and a Dessert|Anonymous
Do you think I would go through this labour if you were not to halve the success?My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It didn't so much matter that he was here to halve my triumph.Seven Men|Max Beerbohm
Come judge ye between us;Halve ye the hoardAs seems to you just!The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie|Richard Wagner