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adverb Pronunciation of halfway /hafˈweɪ/ (say hahf'way) 1.  half over the way: to go halfway to a place.

2.  to or at half the distance: the rope reaches only halfway.

adjective Pronunciation of halfway /ˈhafweɪ/ (say 'hahfway) 3.  midway, as between two places or points.

4.  going to or covering only half the full extent; partial: halfway measures.

phrase 5. meet someone halfway, to reach a compromise with someone.