half·way /ˈhæfˈwe, ˈhɑf-/
Half·way adv. In the middle; at half the distance; imperfectly; partially; as, he halfway yielded.
Temples proud to meet their gods halfway. --Young.
Half·way, a. Equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway; as, at the halfway mark. [wns=1]
Syn: -- center(prenominal), middle(prenominal), midway.
Halfway covenant, a practice among the Congregational churches of New England, between 1657 and 1662, of permitting baptized persons of moral life and orthodox faith to enjoy all the privileges of church membership, save the partaking of the Lord's Supper. They were also allowed to present their children for baptism.
adj 1: equally distant from the extremes [syn: center(a), middle(a),
2: at a point midway between two extremes; "at the halfway
3: including only half or a portion; "halfway measures"
adv : at half the distance; at the middle; "he was halfway down
the ladder when he fell" [syn: midway]