Associations to the word «Head»

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HEAD, noun. (countable) The part of the body of an animal or human which contains the brain, mouth, and main sense organs.
HEAD, noun. (people) To do with heads.
HEAD, noun. Mental or emotional aptitude or skill.
HEAD, noun. Mind; one's own thoughts.
HEAD, noun. A headache; especially one resulting from intoxication.
HEAD, noun. A headdress; a covering for the head.
HEAD, noun. An individual person.
HEAD, noun. (animals) To do with heads.
HEAD, noun. (uncountable) (measure word for livestock and game) A single animal.
HEAD, noun. The population of game.
HEAD, noun. The antlers of a deer.
HEAD, noun. (countable) The topmost, foremost, or leading part.
HEAD, noun. The end of a table.
HEAD, noun. The end of a rectangular table furthest from the entrance; traditionally considered a seat of honor.
HEAD, noun. (billiards) The end of a pool table opposite the end where the balls have been racked.
HEAD, noun. (countable) The principal operative part of a machine or tool.
HEAD, noun. The end of a hammer, axe, golf club, or similar implement used for striking other objects.
HEAD, noun. The end of a nail, screw, bolt, or similar fastener which is opposite the point; usually blunt and relatively wide.
HEAD, noun. The sharp end of an arrow, spear, or pointer.
HEAD, noun. (lacrosse) The top part of a lacrosse stick that holds the ball.
HEAD, noun. (music) A drum head, the membrane which is hit to produce sound.
HEAD, noun. A machine element which reads or writes electromagnetic signals to or from a storage medium.
HEAD, noun. (computing) The part of a disk drive responsible for reading and writing data.
HEAD, noun. (automotive) The cylinder head, a platform above the cylinders in an internal combustion engine, containing the valves and spark plugs.
HEAD, noun. The foam that forms on top of beer or other carbonated beverages.
HEAD, noun. (engineering) The end cap of a cylindrically-shaped pressure vessel.
HEAD, noun. (British) (geology) Deposits near the top of a geological succession.
HEAD, noun. (medicine) The end of an abscess where pus collects.
HEAD, noun. (music) The headstock of a guitar.
HEAD, noun. (nautical) A leading component.
HEAD, noun. The top edge of a sail.
HEAD, noun. The bow of a vessel.
HEAD, noun. (British) A headland.
HEAD, noun. (social) (countable) A leader or expert.
HEAD, noun. The place of honour, or of command; the most important or foremost position; the front.
HEAD, noun. Leader; chief; mastermind.
HEAD, noun. A headmaster or headmistress.
HEAD, noun. (music) (slang) A person with an extensive knowledge of hip hop.
HEAD, noun. A significant or important part.
HEAD, noun. A beginning or end, a protuberance.
HEAD, noun. The source of a river; the end of a lake where a river flows into it.
HEAD, noun. A clump of seeds, leaves or flowers; a capitulum.
HEAD, noun. An ear of wheat, barley, or other small cereal.
HEAD, noun. (anatomy) The rounded part of a bone fitting into a depression in another bone to form a ball-and-socket joint.
HEAD, noun. (nautical) The toilet of a ship.
HEAD, noun. (in the plural) Tiles laid at the eaves of a house.
HEAD, noun. A component.
HEAD, noun. (jazz) The principal melody or theme of a piece.
HEAD, noun. (linguistics) A morpheme that determines the category of a compound or the word that determines the syntactic type of the phrase of which it is a member.
HEAD, noun. Headway; progress.
HEAD, noun. Topic; subject.
HEAD, noun. (uncountable) Denouement; crisis.
HEAD, noun. (fluid dynamics) Pressure and energy.
HEAD, noun. A buildup of fluid pressure, often quantified as pressure head.
HEAD, noun. The difference in elevation between two points in a column of fluid, and the resulting pressure of the fluid at the lower point.
HEAD, noun. More generally, energy in a mass of fluid divided by its weight.
HEAD, noun. (slang) (uncountable) Fellatio or cunnilingus; oral sex.
HEAD, noun. (slang) The glans penis.
HEAD, noun. (slang) (countable) A heavy or habitual user of illicit drugs.
HEAD, noun. (obsolete) Power; armed force.
HEAD, adjective. Of, relating to, or intended for the head.
HEAD, adjective. Foremost in rank or importance.
HEAD, adjective. Placed at the top or the front.
HEAD, adjective. Coming from in front.
HEAD, verb. (transitive) To be in command of. (See also head up.)
HEAD, verb. (transitive) To strike with the head; as in soccer, to head the ball
HEAD, verb. (intransitive) To move in a specified direction.
HEAD, verb. (fishing) To remove the head from a fish.
HEAD, verb. (intransitive) To originate; to spring; to have its course, as a river.
HEAD, verb. (intransitive) To form a head.
HEAD, verb. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head.
HEAD, verb. To cut off the top of; to lop off.
HEAD, verb. (obsolete) To behead; to decapitate.
HEAD, verb. To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain.
HEAD, verb. To set on the head.
HEAD, proper noun. A surname​, from residence near a hilltop or the head of a river, or a byname for someone with an odd-looking head.
HEAD AND EARS, adverb. (informal) With the whole person; deeply; completely.
HEAD AND SHOULDERS, adjective. (idiomatic) To a considerable degree.
HEAD AND SHOULDERS, adverb. By force; violently.
HEAD BLIGHT, noun. (agriculture) a blight afflicting the seed heads or inflorescences of cereal crops
HEAD BOY, noun. (British) A boy of a school sixth form, whose duties may include representing the school and organising the prefects.
HEAD BOYS, noun. Plural of head boy
HEAD BUTT, noun. Alternative spelling of headbutt
HEAD BUTT, verb. Alternative spelling of headbutt
HEAD BUTTED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of head butt
HEAD BUTTER, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see head,‎ butter.
HEAD BUTTER, noun. Alternative form of headbutter
HEAD BUTTING, verb. Present participle of head butt
HEAD BUTTS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of head butt
HEAD CASE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see head,‎ case.
HEAD CASE, noun. Alternative spelling of headcase
HEAD CASES, noun. Plural of head case
HEAD CHEESE, noun. (US) brawn (terrine)
HEAD CHEESES, noun. Plural of head cheese
HEAD COACH, noun. The highest ranking coach of a coaching staff.
HEAD COLD, noun. A common cold (illness).
HEAD COLDS, noun. Plural of head cold
HEAD COOK AND BOTTLE WASHER, noun. Alternative form of chief cook and bottle washer
HEAD COOK AND BOTTLE WASHERS, noun. Plural of head cook and bottle washer
HEAD COOK AND BOTTLE-WASHER, noun. Alternative form of chief cook and bottle washer
HEAD COOK AND BOTTLE-WASHERS, noun. Plural of head cook and bottle-washer
HEAD COOKS AND BOTTLE WASHERS, noun. Plural of head cook and bottle washer
HEAD COOKS AND BOTTLE-WASHERS, noun. Plural of head cook and bottle-washer
HEAD COUNT, noun. An act of counting a small group of people.
HEAD COUNT, noun. The exact number of people in a group or organization.
HEAD COUNTS, noun. Plural of head count
HEAD COVERING, noun. A covering for the head.
HEAD COVERINGS, noun. Plural of head covering
HEAD CRASH, noun. (computing) A collision of the head of a hard drive with the platter, resulting in permanent damage to the hard drive.
HEAD CRASHES, noun. Plural of head crash
HEAD DOWN, BUM UP, noun. A figurative bodily position adopted when working hard at some task, either physical or mental. (Head down may well be literal, but bum up is figurative.)
HEAD FAKE, noun. (sports) A player's movement of the head as if to change direction, hoping to mislead pursuers.
HEAD FAKE, noun. (figuratively) Any analogously misleading situation, such as a brief rise before a fall on the stock market.
HEAD FAKES, noun. Plural of head fake
HEAD FIRST, adverb. With the head first or foremost.
HEAD FOR THE HILLS, verb. To travel to a higher elevation, especially to a rural region on vacation.
HEAD FOR THE HILLS, verb. (idiomatic) To go to a safe place; to seek refuge; to flee.
HEAD GAME, noun. (informal) An attempt to psychologically intimidate someone
HEAD GAMES, noun. Plural of head game
HEAD GIRL, noun. (British) A girl of a school sixth form, whose duties may include representing the school and organising the prefects.
HEAD GROOM, noun. A stablemaster.
HEAD GROUP, noun. Alternative spelling of headgroup
HEAD GROUPS, noun. Plural of head group
HEAD HONCHO, noun. (idiomatic) The person in charge; the highest-ranking person in an organization.
HEAD HONCHOS, noun. Plural of head honcho
HEAD HOUSE, noun. Alternative spelling of headhouse
HEAD HUNTER, noun. Used other than as an idiom.
HEAD HUNTER, noun. Alternative spelling of headhunter
HEAD HUNTERS, noun. Plural of head hunter
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS, adverb. (idiomatic) Having fantastic or impractical dreams; thinking impractically.
HEAD IN THE CLOUDS, adverb. (idiomatic) Daydreaming; thinking about matters other than the present reality.
HEAD KIDNEY, noun. Pronephros
HEAD LAD, noun. A person employed to manage a stable of racehorses.
HEAD LADS, noun. Plural of head lad
HEAD LICE, noun. Plural of head louse
HEAD LINE, noun. (palmistry) A line on the palm of the hand from between the thumb and index finger moving across the palm. Supposed to indicate, by its form or position, one's mentality.
HEAD LINESMAN, noun. The chief, senior or most authoritative of a group of linesmen officiating at a match.
HEAD LOUSE, noun. A parasitic insect, Pediculus humanus capitis, which lives among the hairs on the head of a human and feeds on blood.
HEAD MAN, noun. The person in charge of an organization, clan, tribe, or other group.
HEAD MAN, noun. Leader of a village.
HEAD MANS, noun. Plural of head man
HEAD MEN, noun. Plural of head man
HEAD MONEY, noun. (obsolete) poll tax
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT, noun. The chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet; usually called Prime Minister (in a parliamentary system) or President (in a presidential system).
HEAD OF HAIR, noun. All the hair that covers the scalp of a person (excludes the beard and moustache)
HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD, noun. The person responsible for governing a group that lives together, such as a family.
HEAD OF NAVIGATION, noun. (nautical) The farthest point above the mouth of a river that can be navigated by ships. This term can be somewhat subjective on many streams, as this point may vary greatly with the size of the ship being contemplated for navigation. On others it is quite objective, being caused by a waterfall, dam or lock.
HEAD OF STATE, noun. The chief public representative of a nation having duties, privileges and responsibilities varying greatly depending on the constitutional rules; a monarch in a monarchy, and often styled president in a republic, but variations such as collegiality exist.
HEAD OF STEAM, noun. (idiomatic) Amount of energy.
HEAD OFF, verb. (intransitive) To begin moving away.
HEAD OFF, verb. (transitive) To intercept.
HEAD OFF, verb. (transitive) To avoid some usually negative consequence.
HEAD OFFICE, noun. The main administrative centre for a company or organisation.
HEAD OVER HEELS, adverb. Tumbling upside down.
HEAD OVER HEELS, adverb. At top speed; frantically.
HEAD OVER HEELS, adverb. Hopelessly smitten.
HEAD RHYME, noun. The use of alliteration at the beginning of stressed syllables
HEAD RHYMES, noun. Plural of head rhyme
HEAD ROLL, noun. (rare in the singular) A juggling maneuver where the object (usually a club) is rolled over the top of the head into the other hand.
HEAD ROLLS, noun. Plural of head roll
HEAD RUSH, noun. Alternative spelling of headrush
HEAD SCARF, noun. Alternative form of headscarf
HEAD SCRATCHER, noun. A device used to scratch the head.
HEAD SCRATCHER, noun. (idiomatic) A particularly puzzling or confusing event.
HEAD SEA, noun. A sea that meets the head of a vessel or rolls against her course.
HEAD SHOP, noun. A retail outlet specializing in sale of paraphernalia related to consumption of cannabis, other recreational drugs, and New Age herbs, as well as generally selling counterculture art, magazines, music, clothing, and home decor.
HEAD SHOPS, noun. Plural of head shop
HEAD SHY, adjective. (of an animal) Disposed to evade having one's head touched.
HEAD SOUTH, verb. Alternative form of go south
HEAD SPACE, noun. Alternative form of headspace
HEAD SPACES, noun. Plural of head space
HEAD START, noun. (idiomatic) An advantage consisting in starting a competition or task earlier than might be expected; given (or taken), for example, prior to the beginning of a race.
HEAD START, noun. (idiomatic) A factor conducive to superiority and success.
HEAD START, proper noun. In the United States, a government funded preschool program for impoverished children.
HEAD STARTS, noun. Plural of head start
HEAD TAX, noun. A tax determined as a uniform, fixed amount per individual; a poll tax.
HEAD TEACHER, noun. (education) A gender-neutral term for a headmaster or headmistress.
HEAD TEACHER, noun. Alternative form of headteacher
HEAD TEACHERS, noun. Plural of head teacher
HEAD TO HEAD, adverb. In a very close one-on-one situation.
HEAD TO TOE, adverb. (idiomatic) Entirely; completely; over one's full body.
HEAD TO TOE, adverb. In reversed positions; in a lying position of two people where each person's feet are juxtaposed to the other person's head
HEAD TO WIND, adjective. (nautical) Having the bow of a boat facing directly into the wind
HEAD TRIP, noun. (idiomatic) An experience or set of experiences which is intellectually challenging or stimulating.
HEAD TRIP, noun. (idiomatic) A disorienting, exciting experience, especially one consisting mainly of striking sensory impressions.
HEAD TRIP, noun. (idiomatic) A state of mind in which one is distracted, disturbed, or unnerved, whether self-induced or resulting from ill-treatment by others.
HEAD TRIP, noun. (idiomatic) An ego trip.
HEAD UP, verb. (idiomatic) To lead or take the lead; to direct; to take charge.
HEAD UP, verb. To close (a cask, barrel, etc.) by fitting a head to it.
HEAD VOICE, noun. (phonology) a kind of voice of high pitch and of a thin quality ascribed to resonance in the head; voice of the thin register; falsetto. In producing it, the vibration of the cords is limited to their thin edges in the upper part, which are then presented to each other.

Dictionary definition

HEAD, noun. 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".
HEAD, noun. A single domestic animal; "200 head of cattle".
HEAD, noun. 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".
HEAD, noun. A person who is in charge; "the head of the whole operation".
HEAD, noun. The front of a military formation or procession; "the head of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of the attack".
HEAD, noun. The pressure exerted by a fluid; "a head of steam".
HEAD, noun. The top of something; "the head of the stairs"; "the head of the page"; "the head of the list".
HEAD, noun. The source of water from which a stream arises; "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream".
HEAD, noun. (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent.
HEAD, noun. The tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates).
HEAD, noun. 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".
HEAD, noun. A dense cluster of flowers or foliage; "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce".
HEAD, noun. The educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal".
HEAD, noun. An individual person; "tickets are $5 per head".
HEAD, noun. A user of (usually soft) drugs; "the office was full of secret heads".
HEAD, noun. A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea).
HEAD, noun. A rounded compact mass; "the head of a comet".
HEAD, noun. 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".
HEAD, noun. The part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column".
HEAD, noun. A difficult juncture; "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday".
HEAD, noun. Forward movement; "the ship made little headway against the gale".
HEAD, noun. A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; "the point of the arrow was due north".
HEAD, noun. The subject matter at issue; "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets".
HEAD, noun. 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".
HEAD, noun. The rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint; "the head of the humerus".
HEAD, noun. That part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves.
HEAD, noun. (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk.
HEAD, noun. (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head; "call heads or tails!".
HEAD, noun. The striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer".
HEAD, noun. (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship.
HEAD, noun. A projection out from one end; "the head of the nail", "a pinhead is the head of a pin".
HEAD, noun. A membrane that is stretched taut over a drum.
HEAD, noun. Oral stimulation of the genitals; "they say he gives good head".
HEAD, verb. To go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains".
HEAD, verb. Be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?".
HEAD, verb. Travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John".
HEAD, verb. Be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class".
HEAD, verb. Direct the course; determine the direction of travelling.
HEAD, verb. Take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas".
HEAD, verb. Be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president".
HEAD, verb. Form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed early this year".
HEAD, verb. Remove the head of; "head the fish".

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Mohandas Gandhi