Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun heading

3 senses of heading

Sense 1
heading, header, head -- (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")
       => line -- (text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza")

Sense 2
bearing, heading, aim -- (the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies)
       => direction, way -- (a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home")

Sense 3
drift, heading, gallery -- (a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein")
       => passageway -- (a passage between rooms or between buildings)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb head

9 senses of head

Sense 1
head -- (to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains")
       => proceed, go forward, continue -- (move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now")

Sense 2
head, lead -- (be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?")
       => direct -- (be in charge of)

Sense 3
lead, head -- (travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John")
       => precede, lead -- (move ahead (of others) in time or space)

Sense 4
head, head up -- (be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 5
steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise -- (direct the course; determine the direction of travelling)
       => control, command -- (exercise authoritative control or power over; "control the budget"; "Command the military forces")

Sense 6
head -- (take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas")
       => originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow -- (come into existence; take on form or shape; "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")

Sense 7
head -- (be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president")
       => lie -- (be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position)

Sense 8
head -- (form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed early this year")
       => form -- (assume a form or shape; "the water formed little beads")

Sense 9
head -- (remove the head of; "head the fish")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "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")

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