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Adjective: headed  he-did
  1. Having a heading or caption
    "a headed column"; "headed notepaper"
  2. Having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination
    "headed bolts"; "three-headed Cerberus"; "a cool-headed fighter pilot"
  3. Having a heading or course in a certain direction
    "westward headed wagons"
  4. Of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head
    "headed cabbages"
Verb: head  hed
  1. To go or travel towards
    "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
  2. Be in charge of
    "Who is heading this project?";
    - lead
  3. Travel in front of; go in advance of others
    "The procession was headed by John";
    - lead
  4. Be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel
    "This student heads the class";
    - head up
  5. Determine the direction of travelling
    - steer, maneuver [US], manoeuver [non-standard], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], direct, point, guide, channelize, channelise [Brit]
  6. Take its rise
    "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
  7. Be in the front of or on top of
    "The list was headed by the name of the president"
  8. Form a head, come or grow to a head
    "The wheat headed early this year"
  9. Remove the head of
    "head the fish"

See also: bicephalous, burr-headed, headlike, large-headed, mature, orientated, oriented

Type of: arise, be, command, continue, control, develop, direct, form, go forward, grow, lead, lie, move ahead, originate, precede, proceed, remove, rise, spring up, take, take away, uprise, withdraw

Antonym: headless, unheaded

Encyclopedia: Headed

Head, Peter