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half·way

halfway

 
pronunciation:
haef weI
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: to or at the middle point between two ends or conditions.
We are halfway towards our goal.
definition 2: not completely; nearly.
I halfway agreed with him.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: half the way between two ends or points.
Several of the marathon runners dropped out at the halfway point.
similar words:
middle
definition 2: including only half or a part of what is possible or necessary.
Mending the chair with string is only a halfway solution.