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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 ?
While I wouldn't doubt his ability, he doesn't always impress with his awkward head carriage and there are still questions to answer.
The Mick Easterby-trained youngster looked as if she would prefer a softer surface, judged by a head carriage which suggested she was either green, uncomfortable on the ground, or both.
The old warrior knows more about the racing game than most punters and has developed an unattractive head carriage - suggesting that he possibly has his own ideas about when to win.
Camelot generally has a high head carriage but on this occasion he carried his head noticeably low and between his legs, which I don't like to see in a Flat horse because it signifies the horse isn't happy.
The Sadler's Wells colt quickened well when asked by Murtagh and, despite a high head carriage, sprinted clear to score by three and a half lengths.
Despite an awkward head carriage, Larkwing didn't do a lot wrong at Goodwood when losing out by less than a length to Cutting Crew.
Holland asked the horse, who also won this race three years ago, to quicken up two furlongs out and, despite showing his characteristically high head carriage, Island House stayed on to record a two-and-a-half lengths victory over Rawyaan.
Five races later, he has guided the gelding with an awkward head carriage and 20,000gns price tag to four victories for more than pounds 100,000 in win prize-money.
Pipped by the experienced Paidrin, Michael Kinane's mount shaped with plenty of promise and, although he appears to have the characteristic high head carriage of his sire's progeny, should prove well worth noting in the coming weeks.
My Line, who has a low head carriage, few appearances on the Flat last year and there was a lengthy break between them.
You'd have a head carriage like that, too, if you were running down a hill," he said, defending his mount.
Putuna does not look the most genuine of characters with her high head head carriage but she has ability when she consents to put her best foot forward.
Mullins added: "He does have his own way of galloping and a funny head carriage, but I think his sire Stowaway's sire Slip Anchor used to gallop the same way, so it's come down through the sire line.
But his high head carriage wasn't encouraging and, unless man-of-the-moment Johnny Murtagh can produce him very late, I expect Broad Meaning to outstay and out battle him.
Spot his high head carriage as Fitzgerald again threads his way through the pack and tries to bring him on the scene as late as he dares.