(adjective, adverb)


1. equally distant from the extremes

Similar word(s): central, center, middle, midway

2. at a point midway between two extremes

- at the halfway mark

Similar word(s): intermediate

3. including only half or a portion

- halfway measures

Similar word(s): fractional


1. at half the distance; at the middle

- he was halfway down the ladder when he fell

Similar word(s): midway

Sentences with halfway as an adverb:

- a halfway decent place to sleep