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"head" Meaning in English

1. that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings
Part of speech : noun
2. a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)
Part of speech : noun
3. the educator who has executive authority for a school
Part of speech : noun
4. the source of water from which a stream arises
Part of speech : noun
Example : We tracked them back toward the head of the stream.
5. a person who is in charge
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of the whole operation
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6. be in charge of
Part of speech : verb
Example : Who is heading this project?
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7. the part in the front or nearest the viewer
Part of speech : noun
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8. a dense cluster of flowers or foliage
Part of speech : noun
Example : a head of cauliflower
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9. direct the course
Part of speech : verb
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10. travel in front of
Part of speech : verb
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11. be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel
Part of speech : verb
Example : This student heads the class
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12. oral stimulation of the genitals
Part of speech : noun
Example : They lamented their sexless lives and talked about their fantasies of receiving head.
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13. a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
Part of speech : noun
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14. (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
Part of speech : noun
15. the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
Part of speech : noun
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16. (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
Part of speech : noun
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17. a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
Part of speech : noun
Example : the heading seemed to have little to do with the text
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18. the subject matter at issue
Part of speech : noun
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19. a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
Part of speech : noun
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20. forward movement
Part of speech : noun
Example : the ship made little headway against the gale
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21. a difficult juncture
Part of speech : noun
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22. the front of a military formation or procession
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of the column advanced boldly
23. the top of something
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of the stairs
24. the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container
Part of speech : noun
Example : the beer had a large head of foam
25. a rounded compact mass
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of a comet
26. a user of usually soft drugs
Part of speech : noun
Example : The office was full of secret heads.
27. an individual person
Part of speech : noun
Example : tickets are $5 per head
28. the pressure exerted by a fluid
Part of speech : noun
Example : a head of steam
29. the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head
Part of speech : noun
Example : I am two heads taller than my siblings.
30. the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
Part of speech : noun
31. remove the head of
Part of speech : verb
Example : head the fish
32. to go or travel towards
Part of speech : verb
Example : Where are we heading?
33. form a head or come or grow to a head
Part of speech : verb
Example : The wheat headed early this year
34. be in the front of or on top of
Part of speech : verb
Example : The list was headed by the name of the president
35. take its rise
Part of speech : verb
Example : These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas
36. a single domestic animal
Part of speech : noun
Example : 200 head of cattle
37. a projection out from one end
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of the nail, a pinhead is the head of a pin
38. (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
Part of speech : noun
39. the striking part of a tool
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of the hammer
40. (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head
Part of speech : noun
Example : call heads or tails!
41. that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves
Part of speech : noun
42. the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint
Part of speech : noun
Example : the head of the humerus

Translation for "head"

head meaning in Spanish : cabeza
  • head meaning in German : Kopf
  • head meaning in Japanese : 頭
  • head meaning in Turkish : kafa
  • head meaning in Chinese : 头
  • head meaning in Arabic : رئيس
  • head meaning in Polish : głowa
  • head meaning in Hindi : सिर
  • head meaning in French : tête
  • head meaning in Russian : голова
  • head meaning in Tamil : தலை
  • head meaning in Telugu : తల
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