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head

Definitions by Oxford


[hɛd], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs.

- a thing resembling a head either in form or in relation to a whole.

- the front, forward, or upper part or end of something.

- a person in charge of something; a director or leader
(e.g: the head of the Dutch Catholic Church)

- a person considered as a numerical unit
(e.g: they paid fifty pounds a head)

- a component in an audio, video, or information system by which information is transferred from an electrical signal to the recording medium, or vice versa.

- a body of water kept at a particular height in order to provide a supply at sufficient pressure
(e.g: an 8 m head of water in the shafts)

- a toilet on a ship or boat
(e.g: they were cleaning out the heads)

- the word that governs all the other words in a phrase in which it is used, having the same grammatical function as the whole phrase.

- a superficial deposit of rock fragments, formed at the edge of an ice sheet by repeated freezing and thawing and then moved downhill.

- a group of pheasants
(e.g: it is easy to get up a head of pheasants with the aid of good keepers)


Phrases:
- a head start
- bang people's heads together
- be hanging over someone's head
- be in over one's head
- be on someone's own head
- bite someone's head off
- by the head
- come to a head
- do someone's head in
- from head to toe
- get one's head around
- get one's head down
- get something into one's head
- give someone head
- give someone their head
- go to someone's head
- hang one's head
- have a good head on one's shoulders
- head and shoulders above
- head of hair
- head over heels
- heads I win, tails you lose
- heads will roll
- hold a gun to someone's head
- hold up one's head
- in one's head
- keep one's head
- keep one's head above water
- keep one's head down
- lose one's head
- make head or tail of
- off one's head
- off the top of one's head
- over someone's head
- put their heads together
- standing on one's head
- take it into one's head to do something
- turn heads
- turn someone's head
- turn something on its head
- — one's head off

Origin:
Old English hēafod, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoofd and German Haupt


[hɛd], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- chief; principal
(e.g: the head waiter)


Phrases:
- a head start
- bang people's heads together
- be hanging over someone's head
- be in over one's head
- be on someone's own head
- bite someone's head off
- by the head
- come to a head
- do someone's head in
- from head to toe
- get one's head around
- get one's head down
- get something into one's head
- give someone head
- give someone their head
- go to someone's head
- hang one's head
- have a good head on one's shoulders
- head and shoulders above
- head of hair
- head over heels
- heads I win, tails you lose
- heads will roll
- hold a gun to someone's head
- hold up one's head
- in one's head
- keep one's head
- keep one's head above water
- keep one's head down
- lose one's head
- make head or tail of
- off one's head
- off the top of one's head
- over someone's head
- put their heads together
- standing on one's head
- take it into one's head to do something
- turn heads
- turn someone's head
- turn something on its head
- — one's head off

Origin:


[hɛd], (Verb)

Definitions:
- be in the leading position on
(e.g: the St George's Day procession was headed by the mayor)

- give a title or caption to
(e.g: an article headed ‘The Protection of Human Life’)

- move in a specified direction
(e.g: he was heading for the exit)

- shoot or pass (the ball) with the head
(e.g: a corner kick that Moody headed into the net)

- lop off the upper part or branches of (a plant or tree)
(e.g: the willow is headed every three or four years)

- (of a lettuce or cabbage) form a head.


Phrases:
- a head start
- bang people's heads together
- be hanging over someone's head
- be in over one's head
- be on someone's own head
- bite someone's head off
- by the head
- come to a head
- do someone's head in
- from head to toe
- get one's head around
- get one's head down
- get something into one's head
- give someone head
- give someone their head
- go to someone's head
- hang one's head
- have a good head on one's shoulders
- head and shoulders above
- head of hair
- head over heels
- heads I win, tails you lose
- heads will roll
- hold a gun to someone's head
- hold up one's head
- in one's head
- keep one's head
- keep one's head above water
- keep one's head down
- lose one's head
- make head or tail of
- off one's head
- off the top of one's head
- over someone's head
- put their heads together
- standing on one's head
- take it into one's head to do something
- turn heads
- turn someone's head
- turn something on its head
- — one's head off

Origin:







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