Definition of 'halve'
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Their share prices have halved this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wrap the two halves of garlic in foil and add to the dish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They nearly halve the risk of cardiac failure when the heart becomes too weak to pump blood. The Sun (2016)If a match is halved then half a point is awarded to each side. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Meanwhile halve, peel and finely chop onions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Court convictions have halved in just four years, official figures show. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since then, that ratio has almost halved. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Halve, peel and finely slice the onion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The number of plastic bags littering beaches has almost halved in the year since the 5p charge was introduced. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Vitamin D supplements can halve the risk of asthma attacks, the most rigorous review of evidence has concluded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This risk halved during the second six months. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Trim and finely slice spring onions or halve peel and finely chop regular onion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet profits from this activity almost halved last year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Profits have just about halved in two years and are probably going lower this year too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Since then its share price has halved. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Membership should be reduced by natural wastage and no new entrants allowed until the number is halved. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Surely not for the bank to halve in value again? Times, Sunday Times (2016)These began with it halving the amount of advertisements it plays. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet the average time taken to prepare and to cook our main weekday meal nearly halved. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Cut in half and then halve the pieces lengthways. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He only had to halve the hole and the match to bring the team victory. For Love or Money (2006)In the past decade the industry has halved in size. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Studies have suggested it may halve the risk of some cancers. The Sun (2011)Halve each peeled melon quarter lengthways and place in a mixing bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They have almost halved in value in the past year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Figures for the new series have almost halved in just a few weeks. The Sun (2016)Its share price has halved in four years as it battles volatile sugar prices. The Sun (2010)It halved the ridiculous number of people we had to go and see. THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)Its value has halved in three months. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Serve two pitta halves per person alongside the shredded iceberg lettuce. The Sun (2014)He made three birdies over the closing holes to halve the match. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Britons have nearly halved the amount of money they set aside but are wary about dipping into their savings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By the end of the war, average incomes had nearly halved. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Halve the other half lengthways. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. halve is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'halve'
British English: halve VERB
When you halve something or when it halves, it is reduced to half its previous size or amount.
The doctor believes that men who exercise can halve their risk of cancer of the colon.
Definition of halve from the Collins English Dictionary
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