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〔 hєd 〕


〔 hed 〕

Overview of noun head

The noun head has 33 senses

  • head, caput -- (the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck his head out the window")

  • head -- (a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle")

  • mind, head, brain, psyche, nous -- (that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head")

  • head, chief, top dog -- (a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation")

  • head -- (the front of a military formation or procession; "the head of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of the attack")

  • head -- (the pressure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam")

  • head -- (the top of something; "the head of the stairs"; "the head of the page"; "the head of the list")

  • fountainhead, headspring, head -- (the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream")

  • head, head word -- ((grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent)

  • head -- (the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates))

  • head -- (the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head; "he is two heads taller than his little sister"; "his horse won by a head")

  • capitulum, head -- (a dense cluster of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce")

  • principal, school principal, head teacher, head -- (the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal")

  • head -- (an individual person; "tickets are $5 per head")

  • head -- (a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads")

  • promontory, headland, head, foreland -- (a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea))

  • head -- (a rounded compact mass; "the head of a comet")

  • head -- (the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container; "the beer had a large head of foam")

  • forefront, head -- (the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column")

  • pass, head, straits -- (a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday")

  • headway, head -- (forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale")

  • point, head -- (a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north")

  • question, head -- (the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets")

  • heading, header, head -- (a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text")

  • head -- (the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint; "the head of the humerus")

  • head -- (that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves)

  • read/write head, head -- ((computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk)

  • head -- ((usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!")

  • head -- (the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer")

  • head -- ((nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship)

  • head -- (a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin")

  • drumhead, head -- (a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum)

  • oral sex, head -- (oral stimulation of the genitals; "they say he gives good head")

Overview of verb head

The verb head has 9 senses

  • head -- (to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains")

  • head, lead -- (be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?")

  • lead, head -- (travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John")

  • head, head up -- (be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class")

  • steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise -- (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling)

  • head -- (take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas")

  • head -- (be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president")

  • head -- (form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed early this year")

  • head -- (remove the head of; "head the fish")