Definition of halve verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    halve

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//hæv//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they halve
     
    he / she / it halves
     
    past simple halved
     
    -ing form halving
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to reduce by a half; to make something reduce by a half The shares have halved in value. halve something The company is halving its prices.
  2. 2[transitive] halve something to divide something into two equal parts
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