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Halfway vs. Middle

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Halfwayadverb

Half of the way between two points; midway.

Middlenoun

A centre, midpoint.

‘The middle of a circle is the point which has the same distance to every point of circle.’;

Halfwayadverb

Moderately; somewhat.

‘a halfway decent place to sleep’;

Middlenoun

The part between the beginning and the end.

‘I woke up in the middle of the night.’; ‘In the middle of the marathon, David collapsed from fatigue.’;

Halfwayadverb

In the middle; at half the distance; imperfectly; partially; as, he halfway yielded.

‘Temples proud to meet their gods halfway.’;

Middlenoun

(cricket) The middle stump.

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Halfwayadjective

Equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway; as, at the halfway mark.

Middlenoun

The central part of a human body; the waist.

Halfwayadjective

partial.

Middlenoun

(grammar) The middle voice.

Halfwayadjective

including only half or a portion; incomplete; as, halfway measures.

Middleadjective

Located in the middle; in between.

‘the middle point’; ‘middle name, Middle English, Middle Ages’;

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Halfwayadjective

equally distant from the extremes

Middleadjective

Central.

Halfwayadjective

at a point midway between two extremes;

‘at the halfway mark’;

Middleadjective

(grammar) Pertaining to the middle voice.

Halfwayadjective

including only half or a portion;

‘halfway measures’;

Middleverb

(obsolete) To take a middle view of.

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Halfwayadverb

at half the distance; at the middle;

‘he was halfway down the ladder when he fell’;

Middleverb

To double (a rope) into two equal portions; to fold in the middle.

Middleadjective

Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the middle house in a row; a middle rank or station in life; flowers of middle summer; men of middle age.

Middleadjective

Intermediate; intervening.

‘Will, seeking good, finds many middle ends.’; ‘The middle-class electorate of Great Britain.’;

Middlenoun

The point or part equally distant from the extremities or exterior limits, as of a line, a surface, or a solid; an intervening point or part in space, time, or order of series; the midst; central portion

‘In this, as in most questions of state, there is a middle.’;

Middlenoun

an area that is approximately central within some larger region;

‘it is in the center of town’; ‘they ran forward into the heart of the struggle’; ‘they were in the eye of the storm’;

Middlenoun

an intermediate part or section;

‘A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end’; ‘we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus’; ‘Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end’;

Middlenoun

the middle area of the human torso (usually in front);

‘young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable’;

Middlenoun

time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period;

‘the middle of the war’; ‘rain during the middle of April’; ‘the end of the year’; ‘the ending of warranty period’;

Middleverb

put in the middle

Middleadjective

being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series;

‘adolescence is an awkward in-between age’; ‘in a mediate position’; ‘the middle point on a line’;

Middleadjective

equally distant from the extremes

Middleadjective

of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages;

‘Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500’; ‘Middle Gaelic’; ‘Late Greek’;

Middleadjective

between an earlier and a later period of time;

‘in the middle years’; ‘in his middle thirties’; ‘late evening’; ‘late 18th century’; ‘a late movie’; ‘took a late flight’; ‘had a late breakfast’;

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