Another word for head


caput, head - 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

head - the top of something

Example:- the head of the stairs

head - the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)

head, question - the subject matter at issue

Example:- the question of disease merits serious discussion

head - the striking part of a tool

Example:- the head of the hammer

fountainhead, head, headspring - the source of water from which a stream arises

Example:- they tracked him back toward the head of the stream

head - 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

head - the pressure exerted by a fluid

Example:- a head of steam

forefront, head - the part in the front or nearest the viewer

Example:- he was in the forefront

head - the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head

Example:- he is two heads taller than his little sister

head - the front of a military formation or procession

Example:- the head of the column advanced boldly

head - 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

head, head teacher, principal, school principal - the educator who has executive authority for a school

Example:- she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

brain, head, mind, nous, psyche - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason

Example:- his mind wandered

head - that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves

head, oral sex - oral stimulation of the genitals

Example:- they say he gives good head

head, headway - forward movement

Example:- the ship made little headway against the gale

head - an individual person

Example:- tickets are $5 per head

head, point - a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

Example:- the point of the arrow was due north

head - a user of (usually soft) drugs

Example:- the office was full of secret heads

head - a single domestic animal

Example:- 200 head of cattle

head - a rounded compact mass

Example:- the head of a comet

head - a projection out from one end

Example:- the head of the nail

chief, head, top dog - a person who is in charge

Example:- the head of the whole operation

foreland, head, headland, promontory - a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

drumhead, head - a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

head, header, heading - 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

head, pass, straits - a difficult juncture

Example:- a pretty pass

capitulum, head - a dense cluster of flowers or foliage

Example:- a head of cauliflower

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

Example:- call heads or tails!

head - (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship

head, head word - (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent

head, read/write head - (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk


head, lead - travel in front of; go in advance of others

Example:- The procession was headed by John

head - to go or travel towards

Example:- where is she heading

head - take its rise

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

head - remove the head of

Example:- head the fish

head - form a head or come or grow to a head

Example:- The wheat headed early this year

channelise, channelize, direct, guide, head, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer - direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

head, head up - be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel

Example:- This student heads the class

head - be in the front of or on top of

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

head, lead - be in charge of

Example:- Who is heading this project?

Tweets containing the word head

Source : WordNet