English adjective: half
|1.||half consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity|
|Samples||A half chicken.|
Lasted a half hour.
|Samples||Gave me a half smile.|
He did only a half job.
|3.||half (of siblings) related through one parent only|
|Samples||A half brother.|
English noun: half
|1.||half (quantity) one of two equal parts of a divisible whole|
|Samples||Half a loaf.|
Half an hour.
A century and one half.
|Broader (hypernym)||common fraction, simple fraction|
|Narrower (hyponym)||fifty percent, mediety, moiety|
|2.||half (time) one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval|
|Broader (hypernym)||division, part, section|
|Narrower (hyponym)||first half, last half, second half|
|Part meronym||basketball, basketball game, football, football game, hoops, period of play, play, playing period|
English adverb: half
|1.||half partially or to the extent of a half|
|Samples||He was half hidden by the bushes.|