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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

References in periodicals archive ?
The man had made an attempt to jump and was hanging head first out of the first floor window with three members of staff hanging onto his ankles.
Defeat to Third Division Plymouth Argyle in such a heartbreaking manner hit Allner and his men hard - especially Steve Taylor, whose hanging head made for such a poignant sight following his vital spot-kick miss against the Pilgrims.
Each would be ushered into the presence of the chief mourner, who sat smothered in crepe and with hanging head to receive the full honours of consolation.
As the buzzer sounded to end the second period, the hanging heads on the GOFO bench indicated they knew they were in a deep hole.
Geneva is not an occasion for patting on the back; it's an occasion for hanging heads in shame.