Halfway Half"way` (h[aum]f"w[=a]`), adv. In the middle; at half the distance; imperfectly; partially; as, he halfway yielded. [1913 Webster]

Temples proud to meet their gods halfway. --Young. [1913 Webster]

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  • Halfway — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Halfway (Maryland) Halfway (Missouri) Halfway (Oregon) Halfway (Wyoming) im Vereinigten Königreich: Halfway (Berkshire), England Halfway (Carmarthenshire), Wales Halfway (Glasgow), Schottland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Halfway — is the name of several places: *in the British Islands **Halfway, Berkshire, England **Halfway, Carmarthenshire, Wales **Halfway, County Cork, Ireland **Halfway, Glasgow, Scotland **Halfway, Sheffield, England *in the United States **Halfway,… …   Wikipedia

  • Halfway — Halfway, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 176 Housing Units (2000): 74 Land area (2000): 2.135612 sq. miles (5.531209 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.135612 sq. miles (5.531209 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Halfway — Half way , a. Equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway; as, at the halfway mark. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: center(prenominal), middle(prenominal), midway. [1913 Webster] 2. partial. [WordNet sense 2] [WordNet 1.5… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • halfway — [haf′wā΄, hafwā′] adj. 1. equally distant between two points, states, etc.; midway 2. incomplete; partial [halfway measures] adv. 1. half the distance; to the midway point 2. incompletely; partially meet halfway to compromise or be willing to… …   English World dictionary

  • halfway — also half way, O.E. healfweg; see HALF (Cf. half) + WAY (Cf. way). Halfway house originally was a common name for inns midway between cities or stages …   Etymology dictionary

  • halfway — [adj] not complete; in the middle betwixt and between*, center, centermost, central, equidistant, imperfect, intermediate, medial, median, mid*, middlemost, midway, moderate, part, partial, part way, smack dab*, smack in the middle*; concepts 531 …   New thesaurus

  • halfway — ► ADVERB & ADJECTIVE 1) at or to a point equidistant between two others. 2) (as adverb ) to some extent: halfway decent …   English terms dictionary

  • halfway — index center (central position), central (situated near center), intermediate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • halfway — half|way [ˌha:fˈweı US ˌhæf ] adj, adv 1.) at a middle point in space or time between two things = ↑partway halfway through/up/down/between etc ▪ He chased Kevin halfway up the stairs. ▪ It was a terrible film I left halfway through. ▪ traffic… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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