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Synonyms for head

front

lead

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top

be in charge of

from head to foot

get something into your head

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go over your head

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  • be baffling
  • be perplexing
  • be incomprehensible
  • be impenetrable
  • be beyond comprehension
  • be all Greek to you
  • be above your head
  • be beyond your grasp

go to your head: intoxicate

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go to your head: make someone conceited

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  • make someone conceited
  • puff someone up
  • make someone full of themselves

head for something or someone

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head someone off

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head something up

keep your head

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  • stay calm
  • stay cool
  • remain unruffled
  • keep your shirt on
  • maintain your equilibrium

lose your head

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  • panic
  • go to pieces
  • get hysterical
  • get flustered
  • lose your self-control
  • lose control of yourself
  • lose your composure

off your head

put your heads together

Synonyms for head

the uppermost part of the body

the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

one who is highest in rank or authority

a mass of bubbles in or on the surface of a liquid

a term or terms in large type introducing a text

having or exercising authority

to have charge of (the affairs of others)

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

to proceed in a specified direction

head off: to block the progress of and force to change direction

Synonyms for head

a single domestic animal

the front of a military formation or procession

the pressure exerted by a fluid

the top of something

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the source of water from which a stream arises

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

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the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)

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

a dense cluster of flowers or foliage

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the educator who has executive authority for a school

an individual person

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

a rounded compact mass

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

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the part in the front or nearest the viewer

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a difficult juncture

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forward movement

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

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

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

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

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

(nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship

a projection out from one end

a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

to go or travel towards

travel in front of

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

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be in the front of or on top of

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form a head or come or grow to a head

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remove the head of

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Clad from head to foot in superbly patterned tapa (bark cloth), with turbanlike headdresses of the same material, and bearing long poles with tapa streamers attacked, they chanted and song their ancient ode to the gods.
In a flash they examined me from head to foot without seeming to see me at all.
At the end of the procedure the previously wrapped man stood revealed in long white underwear, holding a pea, and the couple was now concealed, bound closely together, face to face, from head to foot.
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The actress was caught on set dressed from head to foot in black for the boy wizard's latest and final adventure, The Deathly Hallows.
The head nun soprano said: 'The habits are thick and black, completely covering you from head to foot.