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Another word for head

  1. The uppermost part of the body

      1. An indehiscent fruit having a single seed enclosed in a hard shell, such as an acorn or hazelnut.
      2. The usually edible seed of such a fruit.
      3. Any of various other usually edible seeds enclosed in a hard covering such as a seed coat or the stone of a drupe, as in a pine nut, peanut, almond, or walnut.
      1. A narrow, ribbonlike strip of dough, usually made of flour, eggs, and water.
      1. A small mug or cup.
      2. A unit of liquid measure equal to one quarter of a pint.
      3. The human head.
      1. A roof or vault having a circular, polygonal, or elliptical base and a generally hemispherical or semispherical shape.
      2. A geodesic dome.
      3. A domelike structure, object, or natural formation.
      1. The head.
      2. A blow, especially on the head.
      3. The human nose.
      1. A solid piece of a hard substance, such as wood, having one or more flat sides.
      2. Such a piece used as a construction member or as a support.
      3. Such a piece upon which chopping or cutting is done:
      1. Any of various twining herbs of the genus Phaseolus in the pea family, native to the Americas, having leaves with three leaflets and variously colored flowers, and widely cultivated for their edible pods and seeds.
      2. A seed or pod of any of these plants.
      3. Any of several related plants or their seeds or pods, such as the adzuki bean, broad bean, or soybean.
      1. The casting and registering of votes in an election.
      2. The number of votes cast or recorded.
      3. The places where votes are cast and registered during an election, considered as a group:
      1. The human head, especially the top of the head:
      2. The mind or brain.
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  2. The seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

      1. Brownish-gray nerve tissue, especially of the brain and spinal cord, composed of nerve cell bodies and their dendrites and some supportive tissue.
      2. Brains; intellect.
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. A person of great mental ability:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. The portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter. It is the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and body organs. It is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory, and emotion.
      2. A functionally similar portion of the invertebrate nervous system.
      3. Intellectual ability; intellect:
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  3. An innate capability

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. A marked innate ability, as for artistic accomplishment:
      2. Natural endowment or ability of a superior quality:
      3. A person or group of people having such ability:
      1. A special talent or skill, especially one difficult to explain or teach:
      2. A tendency or pattern of behavior:
      3. A clever trick.
      1. An inborn pattern of behavior that is characteristic of a species and is often a response to specific environmental stimuli:
      2. A powerful motivation or impulse.
      3. An innate capability or aptitude:
      1. Something that is bestowed voluntarily and without compensation:
      2. The act of giving:
      3. A talent, endowment, aptitude, or inclination:
      1. Extraordinary intellectual and creative power:
      2. A person of extraordinary intellect and talent.
      3. A person who has an exceptionally high intelligence quotient, typically above 140.
      1. A natural talent or aptitude; a knack:
      2. Instinctive discernment; keenness:
      3. Distinctive elegance or style:
      1. An inherent power or ability:
      2. A talent or natural ability for something:
      3. The teachers and instructors of a school or college, or of one of its divisions, especially those considered permanent, full-time employees.
      1. Altered from an originally straight or even condition:
      2. Determined to take a course of action:
      3. Corrupt; venal.
      1. suitability; the quality of being apt or suitable
      2. disposition of the mind; propensity
      3. quickness of apprehension; readiness in learning; docility
      1. An inherent ability, as for learning; a talent:
      2. The condition or quality of being suitable; appropriateness.
  4. One who is highest in rank or authority

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  5. Someone who directs and supervises workers

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  6. A mass of bubbles in or on the surface of a liquid

      1. Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus Saccharomyces, especially S. cerevisiae, reproducing asexually by budding or sexually through the production of ascospores and capable of fermenting carbohydrates.
      2. Any of numerous fungi that exhibit a one-celled growth form and reproduce by budding, including certain candidas that can cause infections in humans.
      3. Froth consisting of yeast cells together with the carbon dioxide they produce in the process of fermentation, present in or added to fruit juices and other substances in the production of alcoholic beverages.
      1. Soapy water.
      2. Foam; lather.
      3. Beer.
      1. Foam or froth on a liquid, as on the sea.
      2. To froth or foam.
      1. A foam formed by soap or detergent agitated in water, as in washing or shaving.
      2. Froth formed by profuse sweating, as on a horse.
      3. A condition of anxious or heated discomposure; agitation:
      1. A mass of bubbles in or on a liquid; foam.
      2. Salivary foam released as a result of disease or exhaustion.
      3. Something unsubstantial or trivial:
      1. A colloidal dispersion of a gas in a liquid or solid medium, such as shaving cream, foam rubber, or a substance used to fight fires. A foam may be produced, especially on the surface of a liquid, by agitation or by a chemical reaction, such as fermentation.
      2. Any of various light, porous, semirigid or spongy materials, usually the solidified form of a liquid full of gas bubbles, used as a building material or for thermal insulation or shock absorption, as in packaging.
      3. Frothy saliva produced especially as a result of physical exertion or a pathological condition.
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  7. A decisive point

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  8. A term or terms in large type introducing a text

      1. The title or heading of an article, especially in a newspaper, usually set in large type.
      2. An important or sensational piece of news.
      3. A line at the head of a page or passage giving information such as the title, author, and page number.
      1. The title, subtitle, or topic that stands at the top or beginning, as of a paragraph, letter, or chapter.
      2. The course or direction in which a ship or aircraft is pointing or moving.
      3. A gallery or drift in a mine.
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  1. Having or exercising authority

      1. First or highest in rank or importance.
      2. Of, relating to, or being financial principal, or a principal in a financial transaction.
      3. One who holds a position of presiding rank, especially the head of an elementary school, middle school, or high school.
      1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
      2. A chief petty officer.
      3. The chief engineer of a ship.
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  1. To have charge of (the affairs of others)

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  2. To move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. To focus one's aim; to zoom in and center on something.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
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  3. To proceed in a specified direction

      1. (figuratively) To strongly criticize or make a verbal attack, particularly as a response to previous criticism or provocation.
      2. To draw a line through some text such as a printed or written sentence, with the purpose of deleting that text from the rest of the document. The text so deleted may be completely obscured, or it may be deliberately left legible with the line through it so that readers can see that it was deliberately deleted.
      3. (intransitive, colloquial, figuratively) To fail; to be refused a request or to have a proposal not be accepted, in particular a request for a (hopefully romantic) date.
      1. To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing.
      2. To go out, leave.
      3. To start an activity with the intention of finishing it.
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To carry (something) on one's person from one place to another:
      2. To move from one place to another while containing or supporting (something); convey or transport:
      3. To cause to move by or with steady pressure; push:
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    head off

  1. To block the progress of and force to change direction

Another word for head

  1. A leader or supervisor

  2. The top

      1. A usually ornamental tuft, ridge, or similar projection on the head of a bird or other animal.
      2. An elevated, irregularly toothed ridge on the stigmas of certain flowers.
      3. A ridge or an appendage on a plant part, such as on a leaf or petal.
      1. A tapering, projecting point; a pointed extremity:
      2. The pointed summit of a mountain.
      3. The mountain itself.
      1. The highest point or part; the top.
      2. The highest level or degree that can be attained.
      3. The highest level, as of government officials.
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  3. The beginning

      1. A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
      2. The point of origin of a stream or river.
      3. One, such as a person or document, that supplies information:
      1. To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
      2. To move on the initial part of a journey:
      3. To have a beginning; commence:
      1. The forward part or surface, as of a building.
      2. The area, location, or position directly before or ahead.
      3. A position of leadership or superiority.
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  4. A climax

  5. Stored power

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  6. An attachment

      1. The lightweight elastic outer bark of the cork oak, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats, and crafts.
      2. Something made of cork, especially a bottle stopper.
      3. A bottle stopper made of other material, such as plastic.
      1. A usually soft and close-fitting head covering, either having no brim or with a visor.
      2. A special head covering worn to indicate rank, occupation, or membership in a particular group:
      3. An academic mortarboard. Used especially in the phrase cap and gown.
  7. *Intelligence

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  8. A headline

      1. An identifying name given to a book, play, film, musical composition, or other work.
      2. A general or descriptive heading, as of a book chapter.
      3. A written work that is published or about to be published:
      1. A title, short explanation, or description accompanying an illustration or a photograph.
      2. A series of words superimposed on the bottom of television or motion picture frames that communicate dialogue to the hearing-impaired or translate foreign dialogue.
      3. A title or heading, as of a document or article.
      1. One that leads or guides.
      2. One who is in charge or in command of others.
      3. One who heads a political party or organization.
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  9. *A drug user

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  1. To lead

  2. To travel

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