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Noun: heading  he-ding
  1. 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
  2. The direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
    - bearing, aim
  3. (mining) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine
    - drift, gallery
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"

Derived forms: headings

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

Encyclopedia: Heading

Head, Richard