head




head - noun

  • the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
  • a single domestic animal
  • that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
  • a person who is in charge
  • 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
  • (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent
  • 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
  • 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)
  • a rounded compact mass
  • 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
  • a difficult juncture
  • forward movement
  • a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer
  • the subject matter at issue
  • a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  • 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
  • (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

  • head - verb

    • to go or travel towards
    • be in charge of
    • travel in front of; go in advance of others
    • be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel
    • 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

    head - thesaurus

    brain   capitulum   caput   channelise   channelize   chief   direct   drumhead   forefront   foreland   fountainhead   guide   header   heading   headland   headspring   headway   lead   maneuver American English spelling   manoeuver   manoeuvre British English spelling   mind   nous   pass   point   principal   promontory   psyche   question   steer   straits  


    View spelling list Short /e/ spelled ea: Set 1 and learn about the word head in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

    Scrabble score for head


    Scrabble score = 8

    generated at 18:12:13 on 05-08-22

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