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Meaning of word head from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

head (noun)

Meaning : The upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals. Contains the face and brains.

Example : He stuck his head out the window.

Synonyms : caput

Meaning : A single domestic animal.

Example : 200 head of cattle.

Meaning : That which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions. The seat of the faculty of reason.

Example : His mind wandered.
I couldn't get his words out of my head.

Synonyms : brain, mind, nous, psyche

Meaning : A person who is in charge.

Example : The head of the whole operation.

Synonyms : chief, top dog

Meaning : The front of a military formation or procession.

Example : The head of the column advanced boldly.
They were at the head of the attack.

Meaning : The pressure exerted by a fluid.

Example : A head of steam.

Meaning : The top of something.

Example : The head of the stairs.
The head of the page.
The head of the list.

Meaning : The source of water from which a stream arises.

Example : They tracked him back toward the head of the stream.

Synonyms : fountainhead, headspring

Meaning : (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent.

Synonyms : head word

Meaning : The tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates).

Meaning : The length or height based on the size of a human or animal head.

Example : He is two heads taller than his little sister.
His horse won by a head.

Meaning : A dense cluster of flowers or foliage.

Example : A head of cauliflower.
A head of lettuce.

Synonyms : capitulum

Meaning : The educator who has executive authority for a school.

Example : She sent unruly pupils to see the principal.

Synonyms : head teacher, principal, school principal

Meaning : An individual person.

Example : Tickets are $5 per head.

Meaning : A user of (usually soft) drugs.

Example : The office was full of secret heads.

Meaning : A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).

Synonyms : foreland, headland, promontory

Meaning : A rounded compact mass.

Example : The head of a comet.

Meaning : The foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container.

Example : The beer had a large head of foam.

Meaning : The part in the front or nearest the viewer.

Example : He was in the forefront.
He was at the head of the column.

Synonyms : forefront

Meaning : A difficult juncture.

Example : A pretty pass.
Matters came to a head yesterday.

Synonyms : pass, straits

Meaning : Forward movement.

Example : The ship made little headway against the gale.

Synonyms : headway

Meaning : A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer.

Example : The point of the arrow was due north.

Synonyms : point

Meaning : The subject matter at issue.

Example : The question of disease merits serious discussion.
Under the head of minor Roman poets.

Synonyms : question

Meaning : A line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about.

Example : The heading seemed to have little to do with the text.

Synonyms : header, heading

Meaning : The rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint.

Example : The head of the humerus.

Meaning : That part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves.

Meaning : (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk.

Synonyms : read/write head

Meaning : (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head.

Example : Call heads or tails!.

Meaning : The striking part of a tool.

Example : The head of the hammer.

Meaning : (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship.

Meaning : A projection out from one end.

Example : The head of the nail.
A pinhead is the head of a pin.

Meaning : A membrane that is stretched taut over a drum.

Synonyms : drumhead

Meaning : Oral stimulation of the genitals.

Example : They say he gives good head.

Synonyms : oral sex

head (verb)

Meaning : To go or travel towards.

Example : Where is she heading.
We were headed for the mountains.

Meaning : Be in charge of.

Example : Who is heading this project?.

Synonyms : lead

Meaning : Travel in front of. Go in advance of others.

Example : The procession was headed by John.

Synonyms : lead

Meaning : Be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel.

Example : This student heads the class.

Synonyms : head up

Meaning : Direct the course. Determine the direction of travelling.

Synonyms : channelise, channelize, direct, guide, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer

Meaning : Take its rise.

Example : These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas.

Meaning : Be in the front of or on top of.

Example : The list was headed by the name of the president.

Meaning : Form a head or come or grow to a head.

Example : The wheat headed early this year.

Meaning : Remove the head of.

Example : Head the fish.

Probable antonyms of head :- foot, rear, tail

Hindi words for head :- नेतृत्व करना, विकसित होना