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  Definition of head
  1. oral-genital stimulation; "they say he gives good head"
  2. a single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle"
  3. a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum
  4. a projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
  5. (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
  6. the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer"
  7. (usually plural) an obverse side of a coin that bears the representation of a person''s head; "call heads or tails!"
  8. (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
  9. that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves
  10. 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"
  11. the rounded end of a bone that bits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint; "the head of the humerus"
  12. 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"
  13. (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
  14. 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"
  15. the subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
  16. a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north"
  17. forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale"
  18. a difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"
  19. the front of a military formation or procession; "the head of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of the attack"
  20. the source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream"
  21. the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"
  22. the top of something; "the head of the stairs"; "the head of the page"; "the head of the list"
  23. 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"
  24. a rounded compact mass; "the head of a comet"
  25. a user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads"
  26. a person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation"
  27. an individual person; "tickets are $5 per head"
  28. the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
  29. the pressure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam"
  30. a dense clusters of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce"
  31. 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"
  32. the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
  33. remove the head of; "head the fish"
  34. direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  35. to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
  36. travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"
  37. be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"
  38. form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed early this year"
  39. be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president"
  40. be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class"
  41. take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
Similar Words: drumhead, read/write head, caput, mind, brain, psyche, nous, head word, heading, header, question, point, headway, pass, straits, fountainhead, headspring, forefront, chief, top dog, principal, school principal, head teacher, capitulum, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, guide, channelize, channelise, lead, head up


Hyponyms: cunnilingus, fellatio, fellation, soixante-neuf, sixty-nine, pinhead, golf-club head, club head, club-head, clubhead, hammerhead, human head, noddle, tabula rasa, ego, unconscious mind, unconscious, subconscious mind, subconscious, crossheading, crosshead, headline, newspaper headline, lemma, rubric, running head, running headline, subheading, subhead, title, statute title, problem, question of fact, matter of fact, question of law, matter of law, acid head, hash head, pill head, pothead, administrator, executive, decision maker, capo, department head, don, father, general, superior general, general manager, grand dragon, head of household, secretary, chancellor, headmaster, schoolmaster, master, headmistress, dock, sheer, pull over, crab, navigate, stand out, starboard, conn, pilot, channel, canalize, canalise, corner, park, take, make, draw away, chair, chairman, captain, spearhead, take hold, take charge, take control, surmount, crown


Grouped Verbs: head up, lead


Part Meronyms: drum, membranophone, tympan, nail, pin, bolt, hammer, ram, coin, skeletal muscle, striated muscle, body, organic structure, physical structure, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna, arrow, pointer, abscess


Derivational Morphology: mind, bear in mind, lead, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, guide, channelize, channelise, head up, channelization, channelisation, canalization, canalisation, usher, forefront, headway, bearing, heading, aim, play, maneuverer, manoeuvrer, helmsman, steersman, steerer, steering, steerage, guidance, leader, chief, top dog, header


Language Translations:
Albanian: kokë   Basque: buru and buruzagi and zuzendu  
Belarusian: sc=Cyrl   Bosnian: glava  
Breton: penn and ren and skeiñ   Bulgarian: глава  
Catalan: cap   Chinese:  
Croatian: glava   Dutch: ergens naar toe gaan and hoofd and leiden  
Estonian: pea   Finnish: johtaa and johtaja and pää and suunnata  
French: chef and commander and se diriger and tête   German: ansteuern and führen and Kopf and Oberhaupt  
Greek: κεφάλι and κεφαλή   Hebrew: עמד בראש and ראש  
Hungarian: fej   Icelandic: höfuð  
Ido: kapo   Indonesian: kepala and pimpin and tuju  
Interlingua: capite and chef and commandar and diriger se   Irish: ceann  
Italian: testa   Japanese: and 向かう and 指導する and 指導者  
Korean: 머리   Kurdish: ber and birêvebirin and ser and serok  
Latin: caput   Latvian: galva  
Lithuanian: galva   Macedonian: глава  
Malayalam: തല   Maltese: kap and ras  
Polish: głowa and kierować and kierować się and kierownik   Portuguese: cabeça and chefe and comandar and dirigir-se  
Romanian: cap and şef   Russian: возглавлять and глава and голова and направляться  
Slovak: hlava   Slovene: glava and poglavar  
Spanish: cabeza and dirigirse and encabezar   Swahili: kichwa and mkuu  
Swedish: åka and huvud and leda and ledare   Tagalog: ulo  
Telugu: తల and నాయకుడు   Turkish: baş  
Ukrainian: голова   Welsh: pen  
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