To go halves
Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster]

They to go equal shares in the booty. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

2. To bet or wager; as, I'll go you a shilling. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{To go halves}, to share with another equally.

{To go it}, to behave in a wild manner; to be uproarious; to carry on; also, to proceed; to make progress. [Colloq.]

{To go it alone} (Card Playing), to play a hand without the assistance of one's partner.

{To go one's way}, to set forth; to depart. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To go halves — Halves Halves (h[aum]vz), n., pl. of {Half}. [1913 Webster] {By halves}, by one half at once; halfway; fragmentarily; partially; incompletely. [1913 Webster] I can not believe by halves; either I have faith, or I have it not. J. H. Newman. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go halves — Half Half (h[aum]f), n.; pl. {Halves} (h[aum]vz). [AS. healf. See {Half}, a.] 1. Part; side; behalf. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] The four halves of the house. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cry halves — Half Half (h[aum]f), n.; pl. {Halves} (h[aum]vz). [AS. healf. See {Half}, a.] 1. Part; side; behalf. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913 Webster] The four halves of the house. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. One of two equal parts into which anything may be divided …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go halves — see under ↑half • • • Main Entry: ↑go go halves To share equally • • • Main Entry: ↑half * * * go halves mainly spoken phrase to share the cost of something with someone so that you each pay 50% …   Useful english dictionary

  • To go it — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go it alone — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To go one's way — Go Go, v. t. 1. To take, as a share in an enterprise; to undertake or become responsible for; to bear a part in. [1913 Webster] They to go equal shares in the booty. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To bet or wager; as, I ll go you a shilling.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • go halves — verb To divide equally between two parties. Would you like to go halves in the grocery bill? Syn: go halfsies …   Wiktionary

  • go halves — share equally We have decided to go halves on buying a new computer …   Idioms and examples

  • go halves — INFORMAL ► if two people go halves, they each pay half the price of something: go halves on sth »Sharing a car to work means you can go halves on the cost of gas. Main Entry: ↑halves …   Financial and business terms

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