Synonyms for head

Synonyms for (noun) head

Synonyms: head, oral sex

Definition: oral stimulation of the genitals

Usage: they say he gives good head

Similar words: perversion, sexual perversion

Definition: an aberrant sexual practice;

Synonyms: head

Definition: a single domestic animal

Usage: 200 head of cattle

Similar words: domestic animal, domesticated animal

Definition: any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment

Synonyms: drumhead, head

Definition: a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

Similar words: membrane

Definition: a thin pliable sheet of material

Synonyms: head

Definition: a projection out from one end

Usage: the head of the nail, a pinhead is the head of a pin

Similar words: projection

Definition: any structure that branches out from a central support

Synonyms: head

Definition: (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship

Similar words: toilet, bathroom, privy, can, john, lav, lavatory

Definition: a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Synonyms: head

Definition: the striking part of a tool

Usage: the head of the hammer

Similar words: striker

Definition: the part of a mechanical device that strikes something

Synonyms: head

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

Usage: call heads or tails!

Similar words: obverse

Definition: the side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design

Synonyms: read/write head, head

Definition: (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk

Similar words: coil

Definition: reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit

Synonyms: head

Definition: that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure

Synonyms: head, caput

Definition: the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains

Usage: he stuck his head out the window

Similar words: external body part

Definition: any body part visible externally

Synonyms: head

Definition: the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint

Usage: the head of the humerus

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure

Synonyms: psyche, head, brain, nous, mind

Definition: that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason

Usage: his mind wandered; I couldn't get his words out of my head

Similar words: noesis, knowledge, cognition

Definition: the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

Synonyms: head, head word

Definition: (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning

Synonyms: head, header, heading

Definition: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about

Usage: the heading seemed to have little to do with the text

Similar words: line

Definition: text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen

Usage: the letter consisted of three short lines; there are six lines in every stanza

Synonyms: question, head

Definition: the subject matter at issue

Usage: the question of disease merits serious discussion; under the head of minor Roman poets

Similar words: subject, topic, theme

Definition: the subject matter of a conversation or discussion

Usage: he didn't want to discuss that subject; it was a very sensitive topic; his letters were always on the theme of love

Synonyms: point, head

Definition: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

Usage: the point of the arrow was due north

Similar words: mark

Definition: a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation)

Usage: his answer was just a punctuation mark

Synonyms: head, headway

Definition: forward movement

Usage: the ship made little headway against the gale

Similar words: advance, progress, progression

Definition: a movement forward

Usage: he listened for the progress of the troops

Synonyms: pass, straits, head

Definition: a difficult juncture

Usage: a pretty pass; matters came to a head yesterday

Similar words: occasion, juncture

Definition: an event that occurs at a critical time

Usage: at such junctures he always had an impulse to leave; it was needed only on special occasions

Synonyms: head

Definition: the front of a military formation or procession

Usage: the head of the column advanced boldly; they were at the head of the attack

Similar words: formation

Definition: an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

Usage: a defensive formation; a formation of planes

Synonyms: fountainhead, head, headspring

Definition: the source of water from which a stream arises

Usage: they tracked him back toward the head of the stream

Similar words: root, rootage, source, beginning, origin

Definition: the place where something begins, where it springs into being

Usage: the Italian beginning of the Renaissance; Jupiter was the origin of the radiation; Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River; communism's Russian root

Synonyms: forefront, head

Definition: the part in the front or nearest the viewer

Usage: he was in the forefront; he was at the head of the column

Similar words: front, front end, forepart

Definition: the side that is forward or prominent

Synonyms: head

Definition: the top of something

Usage: the head of the stairs; the head of the page; the head of the list

Similar words: top

Definition: the upper part of anything

Usage: the mower cuts off the tops of the grass; the title should be written at the top of the first page

Synonyms: head

Definition: the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container

Usage: the beer had a large head of foam

Similar words: foam, froth

Definition: a mass of small bubbles formed in or on a liquid

Usage: the beer had a thick head of foam

Synonyms: head

Definition: a rounded compact mass

Usage: the head of a comet

Similar words: physical object, object

Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects

Synonyms: promontory, foreland, head, headland

Definition: a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

Similar words: natural elevation, elevation

Definition: a raised or elevated geological formation

Synonyms: head

Definition: a user of (usually soft) drugs

Usage: the office was full of secret heads

Similar words: drug user, substance abuser, user

Definition: a person who takes drugs

Synonyms: head, chief, top dog

Definition: a person who is in charge

Usage: the head of the whole operation

Similar words: leader

Definition: a person who rules or guides or inspires others

Synonyms: head

Definition: an individual person

Usage: tickets are $5 per head

Similar words: individual

Definition: a single organism

Synonyms: principal, head, head teacher, school principal

Definition: the educator who has executive authority for a school

Usage: she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

Similar words: educator, pedagog, pedagogue

Definition: someone who educates young people

Synonyms: head

Definition: the pressure exerted by a fluid

Usage: a head of steam

Similar words: force per unit area, pressure, pressure level

Definition: the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)

Usage: the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure

Synonyms: head, capitulum

Definition: a dense cluster of flowers or foliage

Usage: a head of cauliflower; a head of lettuce

Similar words: plant organ

Definition: a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

Synonyms: head

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

Usage: he is two heads taller than his little sister; his horse won by a head

Similar words: linear measure, linear unit

Definition: a unit of measurement of length

Synonyms: head

Definition: the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)

Similar words: point, tip, peak

Definition: a V shape

Usage: the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points

Synonyms for (verb) head

Synonyms: head

Definition: remove the head of

Usage: head the fish

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head

Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Similar words: command, control

Definition: exercise authoritative control or power over

Usage: control the budget; Command the military forces

Synonyms: head

Definition: to go or travel towards

Usage: where is she heading; We were headed for the mountains

Similar words: continue, proceed, go forward

Definition: move ahead; travel onward in time or space

Usage: We proceeded towards Washington; She continued in the direction of the hills; We are moving ahead in time now

Synonyms: lead, head

Definition: travel in front of; go in advance of others

Usage: The procession was headed by John

Similar words: precede, lead

Definition: move ahead (of others) in time or space

Synonyms: head, lead

Definition: be in charge of

Usage: Who is heading this project?

Similar words: direct

Definition: be in charge of

Synonyms: head

Definition: form a head or come or grow to a head

Usage: The wheat headed early this year

Similar words: form

Definition: assume a form or shape

Usage: the water formed little beads

Synonyms: head

Definition: be in the front of or on top of

Usage: The list was headed by the name of the president

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Synonyms: head, head up

Definition: be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel

Usage: This student heads the class

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: head

Definition: take its rise

Usage: These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas

Similar words: grow, arise, originate, spring up, develop, uprise, rise

Definition: come into existence; take on form or shape

Usage: A new religious movement originated in that country; a love that sprang up from friendship; the idea for the book grew out of a short story; An interesting phenomenon uprose

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