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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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Although facilities differ in their practices, many provide specific preprinted head injury discharge instruction sheets.
Although a great deal of energy is often devoted to the development of independence in a range of skills during the inpatient and outpatient hospital-based rehabilitation phase, it is frequently not until the person who has suffered a head injury returns to the community that the specific needs for supervision become apparent (Ponsford, 1995b).
Their data suggest that an isolated uncomplicated minor head injury does not produce a permanently disabling injury in the majority of people who had no pre-existing psychiatric history.
We found that the link between a head injury and later violence was stronger when a head injury was more recent, even after controlling for other factors including previous violent behavior," Stoddard said.
But those with mild head injury were also twice as likely to die.
But Jonathan Wasserberg, a consultant neurosurgeon at UHB, said it was not certain whether steroids helped head injury patients.
In addition to the head injury, he suffered cuts and bruises.
SAN ANTONIO -- Fully 83% of college football players who sustain a head injury symptom during play fail to tell a team physician, athletic trainer, or coach, Dr.
As a comparison group, the researchers also located 1,228 men who had been treated for lacerations or pneumonia during the war but not head injury.
Many children who suffer a head injury are hospitalized for observation.
Typically, a person who has mental retardation, stroke, head injury, dementia, or a learning disability has associated language problems.
Department of Neurosurgery, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth and the study's principal investigator, said, "Approximately one-third of severe head injury patients show reduced oxygen tension during the first six to 12 hours following traumatic brain injury, and this may be predictive of poor clinical outcome.
If not, their head injury could be severe so call 999/112.
Another study found that adults and children, of all ages, wearing a helmet while skiing were significantly less likely than those without a helmet to have a head injury.