American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To pay attention to; listen to and consider: "He did not heed my gibes, and chattered on” ( Sean O'Faolain).
- v. To pay attention.
- n. Close attention; notice.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give attention to; regard with care; take notice of; observe; consider.
- To attend; observe; pay attention.
- n. Careful attention; notice; observation; regard: usually with give or take.
- n. The quality or state of attentiveness; the habit of serious consideration.
- n. An obsolete form of head.
- n. Careful attention.
- v. transitive To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.
- v. intransitive, archaic To pay attention, care.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.
- v. To mind; to consider.
- n. Attention; notice; observation; regard; -- often with
- n. Careful consideration; obedient regard.
- n. rare A look or expression of heading.
- v. pay close attention to; give heed to
- n. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
- From Old English hēdan, from Proto-Germanic *hōdijanan. Cognate with Dutch hoeden, German hüten. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English heden, from Old English hēdan. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Take heed, take heed* With nofe infallible The filent pointer winds toward the game.”
“Maybe he shoud heed is own advice – stop misrepresenting the facts and top the personal attacks on scientist who disagree with that climate scientist, Al Gore.”
“Not an office should be filled in the Philippines or Puerto Rico with any regard to the man's partisan affiliations or services, with any regard to the political, social, or personal influence which he may have at his command; in short, heed should be paid to absolutely nothing save the man's own character and capacity and the needs of the service.”
“Little heed is taken of the overstocking of the markets, till at last they are flooded with commodities.”
“Eureka’s resident Egyptologist warns them of a curse on the tomb and of course, no heed is paid to his warning.”
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“The whole verse may be read as a question; for, by taking heed -- is better, "for" taking heed, that is, so as to do it.”
“A tip that you may want to heed is to identify a product that buyers will need on a regular basis.”
“American Fellows, do not even pay any kind of heed at these idiots.”
“He is a friendly and inquisitive mechanism for nudging Daughter-Unit into what she needs to do, such as heed her nap time.”
“So Jesus puts great emphasis into the command, 'Take heed, and keep yourselves,' which implies that without much 'heed' and diligent inspection of ourselves (for the original word is 'see'), there will be no guarding against the subtle entrance and swift growth of the vice.”
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