Antonyms
Etymology

1. halfway

adverb. ['ˈhæfˈweɪ'] at half the distance; at the middle.

Antonyms

  • unimportant

Etymology

  • halfwey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healfweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Halfway

  • faraway
  • gway
  • hongwei
  • hwe
  • lihue
  • marquai
  • one-way
  • quaye
  • sway
  • way
  • waye
  • wei
  • weigh
  • wey
  • whey
  • whey
  • wy

How do you pronounce halfway?

Pronounce halfway as ˈhæfˈweɪ.

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Sentences with halfway


1. Noun, singular or mass
Repeat about halfway and about three-quarters of the way across, as well as in the next corner.

2. Adverb
Bend the center of the strip into a slight curve so it wraps halfway around the shaft.

3. Verb, base form
Fill the cooking vessel with liquid between a quarter to halfway up the side of the roast before simmering.

Quotes about halfway


1. A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
- Brendan Behan

2. A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
- Winston S. Churchill

3. Believe you can and you're halfway there.
- Theodore Roosevelt

2. halfway

adjective. ['ˈhæfˈweɪ'] equally distant from the extremes.

Synonyms

  • middle
  • central
  • midway

Antonyms

  • infield
  • right
  • left
  • end

Etymology

  • halfwey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healfweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. halfway

adjective. ['ˈhæfˈweɪ'] at a point midway between two extremes.

Antonyms

  • early

Etymology

  • halfwey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healfweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. halfway

adjective. ['ˈhæfˈweɪ'] including only half or a portion.

Antonyms

  • beginning

Etymology

  • halfwey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healfweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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