1. The upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals;
    Contains the face and brains (synset 105546258)
    "he stuck his head out the window"
  2. A single domestic animal (synset 101320872)
    "200 head of cattle"
  3. That which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions;
    The seat of the faculty of reason (synset 105619057)
    "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
  4. A person who is in charge (synset 110182584)
    "the head of the whole operation"
  5. The front of a military formation or procession (synset 108499282)
    "the head of the column advanced boldly"; "they were at the head of the attack"
  6. The pressure exerted by a fluid (synset 111516007)
    "a head of steam"
  7. The top of something (synset 108681922)
    "the head of the stairs"; "the head of the page"; "the head of the list"
  8. The source of water from which a stream arises (synset 108525470)
    "they tracked him back toward the head of the stream"
  9. (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent (synset 106302589)
  10. The tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates) (synset 114335908)
  11. The length or height based on the size of a human or animal head (synset 113675998)
    "he is two heads taller than his little sister"; "his horse won by a head"
  12. A dense cluster of flowers or foliage (synset 113154545)
    "a head of cauliflower"; "a head of lettuce"
  13. The educator who has executive authority for a school (synset 110494230)
    "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
  14. An individual person (synset 110182947)
    "tickets are $5 per head"
  15. A user of (usually soft) drugs (synset 110182373)
    "the office was full of secret heads"
  16. A natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea) (synset 109422467)
  17. A rounded compact mass (synset 109324937)
    "the head of a comet"
  18. The foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container (synset 109324750)
    "the beer had a large head of foam"
  19. The part in the front or nearest the viewer (synset 108590014)
    "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"
  20. A difficult juncture (synset 107433422)
    "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"
  21. Forward movement (synset 107387379)
    "the ship made little headway against the gale"
  22. A V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer (synset 106834918)
    "the point of the arrow was due north"
  23. The subject matter at issue (synset 106796625)
    "the question of disease merits serious discussion"; "under the head of minor Roman poets"
  24. A line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about (synset 106355341)
    "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"
  25. The rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint (synset 105603592)
    "the head of the humerus"
  26. That part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves (synset 105298255)
  27. (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk (synset 104065833)
  28. (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head (synset 103506955)
    "call heads or tails!"
  29. The striking part of a tool (synset 103506758)
    "the head of the hammer"
  30. (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship (synset 103506664)
  31. A projection out from one end (synset 103506432)
    "the head of the nail"; "a pinhead is the head of a pin"
  32. A membrane that is stretched taut over a drum (synset 103254982)
  33. Oral stimulation of the genitals (synset 100856505)
    "they say he gives good head"
  1. To go or travel towards (synset 201939092)
    "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"
  2. Be in charge of (synset 202445109)
    "Who is heading this project?"
  3. Travel in front of;
    Go in advance of others (synset 202003455)
    "The procession was headed by John"
  4. Be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel (synset 202734898)
    "This student heads the class"
  5. Direct the course;
    Determine the direction of travelling (synset 201935739)
  6. Take its rise (synset 202760338)
    "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"
  7. Be in the front of or on top of (synset 202700129)
    "The list was headed by the name of the president"
  8. Form a head or come or grow to a head (synset 202630209)
    "The wheat headed early this year"
  9. Remove the head of (synset 201593836)
    "head the fish"

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