halve - definition and synonyms

verb 

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 audio

/hɑːv/
present tense
I/you/we/theyhalve
he/she/ithalves
present participlehalving
past tensehalved
past participlehalved
  1. 1
    [transitive] to reduce something to half its original size, number, or amount

    The bank had to halve its discount rate.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to be reduced to half the original size, number, or amount
  2. 2
    [transitive] to divide something into two pieces of equal size