Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A prefix of Latin origin, meaning ‘half’: much used in English in the literal sense, and, more loosely, to mean ‘in part, partly, almost, largely, imperfectly, incompletely.’

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • A prefix signifying half, and sometimes partly or imperfectly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • prefix half
  • prefix partial, incomplete
  • prefix somewhat, rather, quasi-

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle
  • noun a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
  • noun one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament

Etymologies

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From Latin semi- ("half").

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