Halved means to divide something into two parts. When you halve a cake, you are dividing it into two equal parts.

  • The pie was halfbaked, so he halved it and baked it in the oven for 20 minutes.

  • The bill was for two items, so he halved the price and paid for one item.

Definition of halved


To reduce to half the original amount.


To divide into two halves.


To make up half of.


To join two pieces of timber etc. by cutting away each for half its thickness at the joining place, and fitting together.


In match play, to achieve a tie or draw on.


Divided into halves.


Appearing as if one side were cut away.

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Example Sentences for halved

  • 1

    As the voltage is halved, the capacitance is doubled.

  • 2

    The park was halved in area in 1969.

  • 3

    The price of coal in this country is halved.

  • 4

    It was deveoped in the second halve of the 19th century.

  • 5

    Never maltreat your enemy by halves.

  • 6

    Output of the function is concatenation of the left and right halves.

  • 7

    The flow of vapor between the two halves is not obstructed.

  • 8

    The output is the concatenation of the final left and right halves.

  • 9

    This alone would almost halve the size of the template.

  • 10

    This last solution would halve the length of the phagobox.