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Into halves; into two pieces of relatively equal size or portion. I'm not going back in the store to buy another cookie, so just break that one in half and share it with your sister! The desk split in half from the weight of everything on it.
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In two equal or roughly equal parts. For example, Let's cut this sheet in half. [Late 1500s]
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