Halfway

Definition of Halfway

Half´way`   Pronunciation: häf´wā`
adv.1.In the middle; at half the distance; imperfectly; partially; as, he halfway yielded.
Temples proud to meet their gods halfway.
- Young.
a.1.Equally distant from the extremes; situated at an intermediate point; midway; as, at the halfway mark.
2.partial.
3.including only half or a portion; incomplete; as, halfway measures.
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.

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