|1.||a place to rest midway on a journey|
|2.||the halfway point in any progression|
|3.||a centre or hostel designed to facilitate the readjustment to private life of released prisoners, mental patients, etc|
|4.||(Brit) a compromise: a halfway house between fixed and floating exchange rates|
halfway house half·way house (hāf'wā')
A rehabilitation facility for individuals, such as mental patients or substance abusers, who no longer require the complete facilities of a hospital or other institution but who are not yet prepared to return to their communities.