1. head, proceed, go forward, continue

usage: to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"

2. head, lead, direct

usage: be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"

3. lead, head, precede, lead

usage: travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"

4. head, head up, be

usage: be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class"

5. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise, control, command

usage: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

6. head, originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow

usage: take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"

7. head, lie

usage: be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president"

8. head, form

usage: form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed early this year"

9. head, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the head of; "head the fish"


1. headed, oriented (vs. unoriented), orientated

usage: having a heading or course in a certain direction; "westward headed wagons"

2. headed (vs. unheaded)

usage: having a heading or caption; "a headed column"; "headed notepaper"

3. headed (vs. headless), bicephalous, burr-headed, headlike, large-headed

usage: having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination; "headed bolts"; "three-headed Cerberus"; "a cool-headed fighter pilot"

4. headed, mature (vs. immature)

usage: of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head; "headed cabbages"

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