- heading as a noun:
- 3 head as a noun:
- 33 as a verb:
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Moby thesaurus: aim, antecedent, anteposition, anteriority, azimuth, banner, banner head, basis, bearing, bent, blood, bold front, bracket, branch, brave face, brave front, burden, cap, capping, capsheaf ... show more.
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.
Dutch: baas, bazin, hoofd, leider, op uw plaatsen, klaar, af!
A single domestic animal.
That which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason:
— I couldn't get his words out of my head.
Roget 450: intellect, mind, understanding, reason, thinking principle; rationality; cogitative faculties, cognitive faculties, discursive faculties, reasoning faculties, intellectual faculties; faculties, senses, ... show more
Dutch: geest, nous, denkvermogen, psyche, rede, brein
Polish: duch, duchowość, dusza, nerwy, psyche, psychika, serce
A person who is in charge:
— The head of the whole operation.
Dutch: bestuurder, chef, directeur, hoofd, leider, ouwe, rector, schoolhoofd
Polish: głowa, przełożony, szef, zwierzchnik
The front of a military formation or procession.
The pressure exerted by a fluid.
The top of something.
The source of water from which a stream arises:
— They tracked him back toward the head of the stream.
grammar The word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent.
synonym: head word.
The tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates).
The length or height based on the size of a human or animal head.
A dense cluster of flowers or foliage:
— A head of cauliflower.
— A head of lettuce.
The educator who has executive authority for a school.
An individual person.
A user of (usually soft) drugs.
A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).
Dutch: hoek, kaap, landpunt
A rounded compact mass.
Dutch: kraag, manchet, schuimkraag
The foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container.
The part in the front or nearest the viewer:
— He was at the head of the column.
— The ship made little headway against the gale.
A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer.
Roget 454: subject of thought, material for thought; food for the mind, mental pabulum. subject, subject matter; matter, theme, noemata [Gr.], topic, what it is about, thesis, text, business, ... show more
The subject matter at issue:
— Under the head of minor Roman poets.
Dutch: kwestie, probleem, vraag, vraagstuk
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.
Dutch: hoofdje, kop, opschrift, tas
The rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint.
That part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves.
computer science A tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk.
synonym: read/write head.
usually plural The obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head.
The striking part of a tool.
nautical A toilet on board a boat or ship.
A projection out from one end.
A membrane that is stretched taut over a drum.
Oral stimulation of the genitals:
— They say he gives good head.
synonym: oral sex.
Dutch: orale seks
Polish: seks oralny, miłość francuska
To go or travel towards.
Be in charge of:
— Who is heading this project?.
Dutch: aanvoeren, leiden
Travel in front of; go in advance of others:
— The procession was headed by John.
Be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel:
— This student heads the class.
synonym: head up.
Dutch: kop op
Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.
Take its rise.
Be in the front of or on top of.
Form a head or come or grow to a head.
Remove the head of.
Moby thesaurus: A per se, Adamite, Big Brother, LSD user, MD, Vernunft, WC, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, ace, acidhead, acknowledgments, acmatic, addict, address, administer, administrate ... show more.
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