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1. half-moon

noun. the crescent-shaped area at the base of the human fingernail.

Synonyms

  • lunula
  • area
  • nail
  • lunule

Antonyms

  • inside
  • fail
  • detach

Etymology

  • half- (English)
  • moon (English)
  • mone (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Half Moon

  • contrabassoon
  • wotherspoon
  • viromune
  • inopportune
  • picayune
  • ducommun
  • afternoon
  • terhune
  • rangoon
  • pontoon
  • platoon
  • opportune
  • muldoon
  • monsoon
  • mckune
  • mccune
  • mccuen
  • mcclune
  • majnoon
  • lampoon
  • impugn
  • huntoon
  • harpoon
  • hamdoon
  • festoon
  • disharoon
  • dekroon
  • commune
  • cartoon
  • cardoon

2. half-breed

noun. an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different races (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry).

Antonyms

  • blooded

Etymology

  • breed (English)
  • half- (English)

3. half-hour

noun. ['ˈhæˌfaʊɝ'] a half of an hour.

Synonyms

  • hour
  • unit of time
  • hr
  • 30 minutes
  • time unit

Antonyms

  • sunrise

Etymology

  • half- (English)
  • hour (English)
  • houre (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. half-moon

noun. the time at which the Moon is at first or last quarter when half its face is illuminated.

Synonyms

  • last quarter
  • month
  • first quarter

Etymology

  • half- (English)
  • moon (English)
  • mone (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. one-half

noun. one of two equal parts of a divisible whole.

Synonyms

  • half
  • fifty percent
  • common fraction
  • moiety
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • whole

6. half

noun. ['ˈhæf'] one of two equal parts of a divisible whole.

Synonyms

  • one-half
  • fifty percent
  • common fraction
  • moiety
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join
  • connect

7. Moon

noun. the natural satellite of the Earth.

Antonyms

  • bright

Etymology

  • mona (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. half

adjective. ['ˈhæf'] consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity.

Antonyms

  • outside

9. half

adjective. ['ˈhæf'] partial.

Synonyms

  • incomplete

Antonyms

  • inside
  • middle

10. moon

noun. ['ˈmuːn'] any object resembling a moon.

Synonyms

  • object

Antonyms

  • active
  • profitable

Etymology

  • mone (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mona (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with half-moon


1. Noun Phrase
Using the wire pliers or the needle nose pliers and bend a half moon shaped curve in both sets of the wires.

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