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For the noun: half
Plural form: halves

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half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fifty percent)Hälfte Nf
 Half of eight is four.
 Die Hälfte von acht ist vier.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (one of two parts)Hälfte Nf
  Teil Nm
  Stück Nn
 Which half of the apple do you want?
 Welche Hälfte vom Apfel möchtest du haben?
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sports: division of play) (Sport)Halbzeit Nf
  (Sport)Spielhälfte Nf
 At the end of the first half, the score is even.
 Am Ende der Halbzeit ist der Stand unentschieden.
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (forming approximately fifty per cent)Hälfte Nf
 Half of the people agree with me.
 Die Hälfte der Leute stimmte mir zu.
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
EnglischDeutsch
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (forming fifty per cent)Hälfte Nf
 All of these groups combined add up to half.
 All diese Leute zusammen ergeben eine Hälfte.
half adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (incomplete)halbherzig Adj
 She gave him a half smile after he told the stupid joke.
 Sie gab ihm ein halbherziges Lächeln, nachdem er den dummen Witz erzählt hatte.
half advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (partly)halb Adv
  teilweise Adv
 I am half-ready to go.
 Ich bin halb fertig.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (half a pint of beer) (Bier)Halbe Nf
 Landlord, I'll have half a beer please.
 Herr Wirt, ich hätte gern eine Halbe.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (children's ticket)Kind Nn
  ermäßigt Adj
 One and a half to Waterloo, please, driver.
 Einmal für ein Kind bis Waterloo, bitte.
half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soccer, etc.: position) (Fußball)Mittelfeldspieler Nm
  (veraltet, Fußball)Seitenläufer, Außenläufer
 I prefer to play centre half, but my brother likes to be in goal.
 Ich bin lieber Mittelfeldspieler, aber mein Bruder ist gern im Tor.
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Zusammengesetzte Wörter:
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better half nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal (partner or spouse)bessere Hälfte Adj + Npl
  Liebste Nf
  Liebster Nm
 I'll have to ask my better half if we are free that weekend.
half a dozen,
half-a-dozen
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(six)halbes Dutzend Adj + Nn
  sechs Stück Adj + Nn
 The price for half a dozen buns is three dollars; it is five dollars for a dozen.
half as much nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (50 percent of)Hälfte Nf
 I'll have half as much of the pie as he has.
half as much exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (50 percent less)um die Hälfte Rdw
  Hälfte Nf
 The coat cost half as much on sale.
half asleep adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dopey, not alert)im Halbschlaf Präp + Nm
  (Slang)total verpennt Adv + Adj
 I was half asleep when you called this morning so I don't remember what you said. I'm still half asleep, don't ask me anything til I've had my coffee.
half blind,
half-blind
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(partially sighted)beschwipst, angetrunken, angesäuselt Adj
Anmerkung: A hyphen is used when the adjective comes before the noun it modifies.
half board,
half-board
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(lodging: bed, breakfast, evening meal)Halbpension Nf
 We prefer half board to full board because it's less restrictive.
half measure,
half-measure
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
disapproving (incomplete attempt)nichts Halbes und nichts Ganzes Rdw
Anmerkung: often plural
 Teaching people how to cook healthy meals is only a half-measure if they cannot afford the ingredients. It is not a time for half measures: we need radical change now.
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (liquid: 0.2 litres)0,2 Liter Rdw
Anmerkung: A hyphen is used when the term is an adjective that precedes the noun
 That glass is a half pint; can you find me a pint?
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (beer: smaller serving)kleines Bier Adj + Nn
 Brian went into the pub and ordered a half pint of beer.
half-pint n as adjnoun as adjective: Describes another noun--for example, "boat race," "dogfood." (glass, serving: half a pint)0.2 Liter- Präf
 He poured the cola into a half-pint glass.
half pint nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, slang (short person) (übertragen)abgebrochener Zwerg Adj + Nm
  Winzling Nm
Anmerkung: Diana: I have changed the Enpos from interj to n - is this OK? (Martin)
 What is a half pint like you doing trying to fight someone twice your size?
half price nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (cost: 50% reduction)halber Preis Adj + Nm
 The shop is selling lots of clothes at half price in the sale.
half-length,
half length
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(portrait: waist up)Brust- Präf
  Halbfigur- Präf
half-length,
half length
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(boots, trousers: to mid thigh)halblang Adj
  Dreiviertel- Präf
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time radioactivity decreases by half)Halbwertszeit, Halbwertzeit Nf
 The half-life of uranium-238 is about 4.47 billion years.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (time taken for [sth] to decrease by half)Halbwertszeit Nf
 Uranium-238 has a half-life of about 4.47 billion years.
half-life nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finance: time taken for half of principal to be repaid)Halbwertszeit Nf
 The time taken to repay half the mortgage debt is referred to here as the half-life of the mortgage.
half-price advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (at a 50% reduction in cost)zum halben Preis Adj + Nm
  um Fünfzig Prozent reduziert Rdw
  um die Hälfte reduziert Rdw
 I bought this dress half-price in the sale.
half-price adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (offered for sale at a 50% reduction)zum halben Preis Rdw
  um Fünfzig Prozent reduziert Rdw
  um die Hälfte reduziert Rdw
 Alice always looks out for half-price items in the supermarket.
halfhearted (US),
half-hearted (UK)
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
figurative (unenthusiastic) (übertragen)halbherzig Adj
  lustlos Adj
  gleichgültig Adj
  gelangweilt Adj
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Wörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch © WordReference.com 2012:
half [hɑːf]
  • I pl halves s
    • 1. Hälfte f:
      an hour and a half anderthalb Stunden;
      half (of) the girls die Hälfte der Mädchen;
      half the amount die halbe Menge oder Summe;
      cut in halves (oder half) in zwei Hälften oder Teile schneiden, entzweischneiden, halbieren;
      do sth by halves etwas nur halb tun;
      do things by halves halbe Sachen machen;
      not to do things by halves Nägel mit Köpfen machen;
      go halves with sb (gleichmäßig) mit jemandem teilen, mit jemandem (bei etwas) halbpart machen;
      too clever by half überschlau;
      a game and a half umg ein Bombenspiel;
      not good enough by half lange nicht gut genug;
      torn in half fig hinu. hergerissen;
      better1 I
    • 2. SPORT:
      a) Halbzeit f, (Spiel)Hälfte f
      b) (Spielfeld)Hälfte f
      c) Golf: Gleichstand m
      d) halfback
    • 3. Fahrkarte f zum halben Preis
    • 4. kleines Bier (halbes Pint)
  • II adj halb:
    a half mile, mst half a mile eine halbe Meile;
    half an hour, a half hour eine halbe Stunde;
    two pounds and a half zweieinhalb Pfund;
    a half share ein halber Anteil, eine Hälfte;
    half knowledge Halbwissen n;
    at half the price zum halben Preis;
    that’s half the battle damit ist es halb gewonnen;
    mind I 5, eye I 2
  • III adv
    • 1. halb, zur Hälfte: half full; my work is half done;
      half as much halb so viel;
      half as much again anderthalbmal so viel;
      half past ten halb elf (Uhr);
      half one (two etc) umg (= half past one etc) halb zwei (drei etc)

    • 2. halb(wegs), nahezu, fast:
      half dead halb tot;
      not half bad umg gar nicht übel;
      be half inclined beinahe geneigt sein;
      he half wished (suspected) er wünschte (vermutete) fast
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Collocations: the [first, second] half of the [movie, game, book], (only) half as [long, heavy, much] as, [run, walk, exercise] for half an hour, more...

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