Noun: heading he-ding
Verb: head hed
- 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";
- header, head
- The direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
- bearing, aim
- (mining) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
- drift, gallery
- To go or travel towards
"where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
- Be in charge of
"Who is heading this project?";
- Travel in front of; go in advance of others
"The procession was headed by John";
- Be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel
"This student heads the class";
- head up
- Determine the direction of travelling
- steer, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], direct, point, guide, channelize, channelise [Brit]
- Take its rise
"These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
- Be in the front of or on top of
"The list was headed by the name of the president"
- Form a head, come or grow to a head
"The wheat headed early this year"
- Remove the head of
"head the fish"
Derived forms: headings
Type of: arise, be, command, continue, control, develop, direct, direction, form, go forward, grow, lead, lie, line, originate, passageway, precede, proceed, remove, rise, spring up, take, take away, uprise, way, withdraw
Encyclopedia: Heading Head, Clara and Maria, Ontario