Crossword clues for headed
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Headed \Head"ed\, a.
Furnished with a head (commonly as denoting intellectual faculties); -- used in composition; as, clear-headed, long-headed, thick-headed; a many-headed monster.
Formed into a head; as, a headed cabbage.
Head \Head\ (h[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Headed; p. pr. & vb. n. Heading.]
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.
To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.
To behead; to decapitate. [Obs.]
To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.
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.
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,
to close, as a cask or barrel, by fitting a head to.
To serve as the leader of; as, to head up a team of investigators.
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
(en-past of: head)
adj. having a heading or course in a certain direction; "westward headed wagons"
having a heading or caption; "a headed column"; "headed notepaper" [ant: unheaded]
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]
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 .