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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
headed notepaper (=with the sender’s address printed on it)
▪ Tom, who had already squared things with his boss, left the office at lunchtime and headed north up the motorway.
▪ But I eventually reached the motorway and headed north.
▪ The big day was February 4, and Chapman headed north with his team on the previous Thursday.
▪ The St Louis turned round and headed north for a second time.
▪ He nodded miserably and headed north.
▪ He then headed north, taking his eldest son with him.
▪ The day after the Shalimar crowning ceremony, Aurangzeb again gathered his army and headed north after Dara Shukoh.
▪ Police rang them as they headed north after a friend's wedding in the Home Counties.
▪ On Gordon's desk was a pile of headed notepaper.
▪ Even if, in this instance, the mistake appears on the committee's headed notepaper.
▪ Other Railfreight assets from office buildings to headed notepaper also received the appropriate embellishments.
▪ They agreed to this and even gave him their headed notepaper to use in ordering.
▪ Could you carry the idea through on the headed notepaper?
▪ Volunteers have raised money for headed notepaper, travel expenses and visits.
▪ One local woman had said she'd had it with Petrolia, packed up her things and headed south.
▪ The captain turned the St Louis round and headed south again.
▪ From there they headed south into the desert to Bir Zalten where they arrived on 29 November.
▪ By the time she finally headed south again Kirsty's future would have been decided.
▪ So I got straight into the car and headed south, hoping I could reach Carlisle before the train did.
▪ In 1989, she headed south from her birthplace to settle in the forests east of the Värmland town of Arvika.
▪ Accompanied by his wife and stepson, he headed south, leaving his mark as a burglar.
be headed
▪ The page was headed "Expenses."
▪ Where are you guys headed?
▪ Across the region, 45 percent of black families are headed by single women and 6 percent by single men.
▪ Azed's new department is headed by Thomas Egger, who will have overall responsibility for buying, marketing and sales.
▪ Ellingwood drove beside the track for some distance, not telling Jimmy where they were headed.
▪ It was headed by Professor Godfrey Thomson and already produced tests which correlated very highly with secondary school success.
▪ Prop. 140 is headed for the U. S. Supreme Court.
▪ This question is of some importance because we may be headed for a reversal right now.
▪ Tuesday, amid indications that the bill to retire the song was headed for passage, 12 Democrats voted against it.
▪ Even if, in this instance, the mistake appears on the committee's headed notepaper.
▪ On Gordon's desk was a pile of headed notepaper.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Headed \Head"ed\, a.

  1. Furnished with a head (commonly as denoting intellectual faculties); -- used in composition; as, clear-headed, long-headed, thick-headed; a many-headed monster.

  2. Formed into a head; as, a headed cabbage.


Head \Head\ (h[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Headed; p. pr. & vb. n. Heading.]

  1. To be at the head of; to put one's self at the head of; to lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army, an expedition, or a riot.

  2. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.

  3. To behead; to decapitate. [Obs.]

  4. To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.

  5. To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a ship.

  6. To set on the head; as, to head a cask. To head off, to intercept; to get before; as, an officer heads off a thief who is escaping. ``We'll head them off at the pass.'' To head up,

    1. to close, as a cask or barrel, by fitting a head to.

    2. To serve as the leader of; as, to head up a team of investigators.


Etymology 1

  1. 1 Having a head or heading. 2 Going towards a certain direction. 3 (context of paper English) Having the sender's name, address, etc. pre-printed at the top. 4 (context in combination English) Having a head with specified characteristics. Etymology 2


  2. (en-past of: head)

  1. adj. having a heading or course in a certain direction; "westward headed wagons"

  2. having a heading or caption; "a headed column"; "headed notepaper" [ant: unheaded]

  3. having a head or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination; "headed bolts"; "three-headed Cerberus"; "a cool-headed fighter pilot" [ant: headless]

  4. of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head; "headed cabbages"


Headed may refer to:

  • A headed phrase, in linguistics
  • Headed notepaper

Usage examples of "headed".

WAS NEXT MORNING, about an hour before dawn, that I found myself, against my better judgment, riding escort for Miz Lewis as we headed off into the far western acreage of the Cottonwood ranch.

He leaned on her, and together they followed Addis and headed toward the steps.

He continued forward to the last set aft, opening it, then headed forward.

Keebes took off his headset and dumped it on the Pos Two console, then quickly headed for the aft stairway.

Sin unlaced the sleeves of his aketon as he headed toward the washstand.

I headed off what might have been a provoking defence of the computer by asking Albacore to what extent he felt his book might bring Beddoes in out of the cold at the perimeter of British romantic literature and into its warm centre.

With a last curious glance down the intriguing avenue, Alec headed for the Oreska House.

Seregil inhaled the familiar morning smells of the tower as he and Alec headed up to the workroom the next morning- the mingled incense of parchment, candle smoke, and herbs overlaid with the more immediate aromas of breakfast.

He headed for the fountain to wait for his grandson, treading like a snow leopard across the Himalayas, knowing a mate must be somewhere up there among the alpenglow and mist.

This ring was eventually broken up, only to be replaced with an even more successfulJuarezoperation, headed up by an enigmatic Mexican who was shortly to become a legend: Amado Carillo Fuentes.

Mexican corruption - and trying desperately to stay awake - I headed on towardsEl PasoandCiudad Juarez, home of Amado Carillo Fuentes.

Wherever they sailed, the dense schools of amberjack and billfish observed from orbit turned and headed for waters that were colder and deeper than anything they normally inhabited.

She threw the rest of her things into the bag, took two antacid tablets, and headed out the door to her car.

Hermione, and she set off for Arithmancy, while Harry and Ron headed toward North Tower, and Divination.

Dropping the useless arquebus, Raibert sensed that his only chance now lay in escapefor who ever heard of a lone, common man trying to fight a Monster out of Hell with only a pistol and an old chlaidhimhland while he could go back the way he had come, the Monster seemed headed that way too .