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Definitions of head

  1.   of persons highest in rank or authority or office his arch rival the boss man the chief executive head librarian top administrators
  2.   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
  3.   a dense clusters of flowers or foliage a head of cauliflower a head of lettuce
  4.   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
  5.   direct the course determine the direction of travelling
  6.   a person who is in charge the head of the whole operation
  7.   a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
  8.   the part in the front or nearest the viewer he was in the forefront he was at the head of the column
  9.   the source of water from which a stream arises they tracked him back toward the head of the stream
  10.   oral genital stimulation they say he gives good head
  11.   a single domestic animal 200 head of cattle
  12.   a projection out from one end the head of the nail a pinhead is the head of a pin
  13.   a toilet on board a boat or ship
  14.   the striking part of a tool the head of the hammer
  15.   usually plural an obverse side of a coin that bears the representation of a person's head call heads or tails
  16.   computer science a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
  17.   that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves
  18.   the rounded end of a bone that bits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint the head of the humerus
  19.   grammar the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
  20.   the educator who has executive authority for a school she sent unruly pupils to see the principal
  21.   grammar of a word in a phrase the word playing the same grammatical role in the sentence that the phrase itself plays the head noun in the phrase fresh fish' is fish ' which is the direct object in the sentence I bought fresh fish'
  22.   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
  23.   forward movement the ship made little headway against the gale
  24.   a difficult juncture a pretty pass matters came to a head yesterday
  25.   a V shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer the point of the arrow was due north
  26.   the subject matter at issue the question of disease merits serious discussion under the head of minor Roman poets
  27.   nautical a toilet on board a boat or ship
  28.   the front of a military formation or procession the head of the column advanced boldly they were at the head of the attack
  29.   the top of something the head of the stairs the head of the page the head of the list
  30.   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
  31.   a rounded compact mass the head of a comet
  32.   a user of usually soft drugs the office was full of secret heads
  33.   an individual person tickets are 5 per head
  34.   the pressure exerted by a fluid a head of steam
  35.   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
  36.   the tip of an abscess where the pus accumulates
  37.   remove the head of head the fish
  38.   to go or travel towards where is she heading We were headed for the mountains
  39.   travel in front of go in advance of others The procession was headed by John
  40.   be in charge of Who is heading this project
  41.   form a head or come or grow to a head The wheat headed early this year
  42.   be in the front of or on top of The list was headed by the name of the president
  43.   be the first or leading member of a group and excel This student heads the class
  44.   take its rise These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas
  45.   The anterior or superior part of an animal containing the brain or chief ganglia of the nervous system the mouth and in the higher animals the chief sensory organs poll cephalon
  46.   The uppermost foremost or most important part of an inanimate object such a part as may be considered to resemble the head of an animal often also the larger thicker or heavier part or extremity in distinction from the smaller or thinner part or from the point or edge as the head of a cane a nail a spear an ax a mast a sail a ship that which covers and closes the top or the end of a hollow vessel as the head of a cask or a steam boiler
  47.   The place where the head should go as the head of a bed of a grave etc the head of a carriage that is the hood which covers the head
  48.   The most prominent or important member of any organized body the chief the leader as the head of a college a school a church a state and the like
  49.   The place or honor or of command the most important or foremost position the front as the head of the table the head of a column of soldiers
  50.   The seat of the intellect the brain the understanding the mental faculties as a good head that is a good mind it never entered his head it did not occur to him of his own head of his own thought or will
  51.   The source fountain spring or beginning as of a stream or river as the head of the Nile hence the altitude of the source or the height of the surface as of water above a given place as above an orifice at which it issues and the pressure resulting from the height or from motion sometimes also the quantity in reserve as a mill or reservoir has a good head of water or ten feet head also that part of a gulf or bay most remote from the outlet or the sea
  52.   A headland a promontory as Gay Head
  53.   A separate part or topic of a discourse a theme to be expanded a subdivision as the heads of a sermon
  54.   Culminating point or crisis hence strength force height
  55.   Power armed force
  56.   A headdress a covering of the head as a laced head a head of hair
  57.   An ear of wheat barley or of one of the other small cereals
  58.   A dense cluster of flowers as in clover daisies thistles a capitulum
  59.   A dense compact mass of leaves as in a cabbage or a lettuce plant
  60.   The antlers of a deer
  61.   A rounded mass of foam which rises on a pot of beer or other effervescing liquor
  62.   Tiles laid at the eaves of a house
  63.   Principal chief leading first as the head master of a school the head man of a tribe a head chorister a head cook
  64.   To be at the head of to put one's self at the head of to lead to direct to act as leader to as to head an army an expedition or a riot
  65.   To form a head to to fit or furnish with a head as to head a nail
  66.   To behead to decapitate
  67.   To cut off the top of to lop off as to head trees
  68.   To go in front of to get in the front of so as to hinder or stop to oppose hence to check or restrain as to head a drove of cattle to head a person the wind heads a ship
  69.   To set on the head as to head a cask
  70.   To originate to spring to have its source as a river
  71.   To go or point in a certain direction to tend as how does the ship head
  72.   To form a head as this kind of cabbage heads early
  73.   Each one among many an individual often used in a plural sense as a thousand head of cattle
  74.   The uppermost part of the body of an animal containing the face brain etc the top part of a plant as a cabbage chief or principal part of anything an individual often used as a plural as a hundred head of cattle commander place of honor or authority top fore part the intellect principal topic a division origin or source pitch crisis or height froth on liquor
  75.   Principal or chief acting against the front as a head wind
  76.   To lead or direct take the first place in get in front of direct the course of oppose
  77.   To move forward come to a climax
  78.   1 Caput the upper or anterior extremity of the animal body containing the brain and the organs of sight hearing taste and smell 2 The upper anterior or larger extremity of any body or structure 3 The proximal extremity of a bone that which is nearer the cerebrospinal axis 4 That end of a muscle which is attached to the more fixed part of the skeleton
  79.   Round body above the neck The upper portion of a part
  80.   The uppermost or foremost part of an animal's body the brain the understanding a chief or leader the place of honor or command the front an individual a topic or chief point of a discourse the source or spring height of the source of water highest point of anything a cape strength
  81.   To act as a head to to lead or govern to go in front of to commence to check naut to be contrary
  82.   To grow to a head to originate
  83.   To lead go in front of check
  84.   To originate
  85.   Upper part of the body containing the brain and organs of special sense intelligence chief front place of honor point of a discourse c source highest point cluster of leaves spike of grain knob
  86.   Chief principal
  87.   To be at the head of lead
  88.   To be or get ahead of intercept
  89.   To move in a given direction come to a head originate
  90.   Being the head or at the head chief
  91.   Bearing upon or against the head as a head wind
  92.   The part of the body containing the brain also something analogous to it top front prow ear of grain title or division as of a discourse
  93.   A chief leader or commander
  94.   A unit as a hundred head of sheep used both as a singular and plural
  95.   Headway freedom
  96.   Principal Head and ears wholly Head and shoulders by force far
  97.   The uppermost or the foremost part of the body of an animal an individual a chief or leader the place of honour or command countenance brain understanding spontaneous will or resolution fore part top source height pitch topic of discourse
  98.   To lead to act as leader to to go infront of to furnish with a head to oppose
  99.   To form a head
  100.   The uppermost part of the body containing the face c a chief person the chief or principal part of anything a leader understanding or mind a title or heading source of a stream the top part the forepart as of a ship chief place as head of affairs division of a discourse crisis or height as to bring or come to a head
  101.   To act as a leader to to fit or furnish with a head to top off to form a head to go in front of to oppose to restrain
  102.   The anterior part of a vertebrate body containing the brain skull eyes ears etc the anterior end of most invertebrate animals containing the cerebral ganglia the antlers of deer the top of a plant when it consists of a mass of leaves a compact inflorescence

Quotes of head

  1. For a person as obsessed with music as I am I always hear a song in the back of my head all the time and that usually is my own tune I've done that all my life – Bjork
  2. I grew up certain for a while that I was going to be an anthropologist until film turned my head – Ken Burns
  3. I discovered about 150 dots is the minimum number of dots to make a specific recognizable person You can make something that looks like a head with fewer dots but you won't be able to give much information about who it is – Chuck Close
  4. The government gets it right on Head Start We are providing opportunities for children in underserved areas where parents may not be able to afford preschool so they can begin their schooling with a running or Head Start – Bob Filner
  5. I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn't understand – Terry Gilliam
  6. He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave – Matthew Henry
  7. There's usually a rhythm and a melody in my head and that creates an emotional state – Stephan Jenkins
  8. I think the people at my record label know I'm a Christian and again I've been really blessed that I've never had to get into a head -butt war over moral standards or anything like that – Jonny Lang
  9. I don't have a computer I don't like to get into it that much 'cause it can screw with your head a little – James Marsters
  10. I think people who create and write it actually does flow -just flows from into their head into their hand and they write it down It's simple – Paul McCartney
  11. Our coach was absolutely out of his head He must have read Bear Bryant's book We had 78 players out The first day 35 quit Twenty quit the second day We ended with 17 players It was depressing – Merlin Olsen
  12. You are in the back of your head somewhere and you want to close your eyes and go away – Marie Osmond
  13. I dyed my hair blonde in that movie so my head doesn't match my grill – Joe Pesci
  14. How many people have a family grave in the backyard I'm sure I'll end up there or I'll shrink my head and put it in a glass box in the living room I'll get more tourists to Graceland that way – Lisa Marie Presley
  15. There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity – Arthur Schopenhauer

Usage examples for head

  1. “ I She shook her head – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. This has put it out of my head – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  3. She turned her head and looked at him – Vera by Elisabeth von Arnim
  4. “ Circe shook her head – The Giants From Outer Space by Geoff St. Reynard
  5. Sheriff Johnson shook his head – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  6. Head a little more that way – Peg Woffington by Charles Reade
  7. But don't let it go to your head – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  8. The Ingilby Boar's Head – Old Church Lore by William Andrews
  9. “ I shall never hold up my head again – Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor by William Somerset Maugham
  10. “ He's head over like the rest of us ” – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  11. Where could he put the head – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  12. You have a very good head – The Mountain Girl by Payne Erskine
  13. My head full of business but pretty good content – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. Old Mother Nature shook her head – The-Burgess-Animal-Book-for-Children by Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo)
  15. Then she turned her head away – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. Up went Worth's head – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  17. Manners shook his head – Aladdin O'Brien by Gouverneur Morris
  18. But I'm afraid of your head just as I always was of your father's ” – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Again she slowly shook her head – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  20. “ I said you had a great head – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott

Rhymes for head