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

2 senses of headword

Sense 1
headword, head word -- (a content word that can be qualified by a modifier)
       => content word, open-class word -- (a word to which an independent meaning can be assigned)

Sense 2
headword -- (a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry))
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

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