Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Growing or grown into a head.
  • adj. Having a head or heading.
  • adj. Having a specified kind or number of heads. Often used in combination: a flat-headed screw; three-headed Cerberus.
  • adj. Having a mentality of a certain type. Often used in combination: soft-headed politicians; a cool-headed fighter pilot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a head or heading.
  • adj. Going towards a certain direction.
  • adj. Having the sender's name, address, etc. pre-printed at the top.
  • adj. Having a head with specified characteristics.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of head.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Furnished with a head (commonly as denoting intellectual faculties); -- used in composition
  • adj. Formed into a head.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with a head; capitate; having a top: used chiefly in composition: as, long-headed; thick-headed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination
  • adj. of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head
  • adj. having a heading or course in a certain direction
  • adj. having a heading or caption

Etymologies

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head (“noun”) +‎ -ed

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See head (verb)

Examples

  • The global teams are: finance and ­corporate, headed by London-based ­Antonia Hardy; private equity, headed by Cayman-based Vicki Hazelden; hedge funds, ­headed by Dubai-based Rod Palmer; insolvency and restructuring, led by ­Cayman-based Guy Locke; and litigation, headed by Murray, also in Cayman. 


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  • But even the new Warners still had a very profitable record business consisting of the Warner Reprise label, in which Frank Sinatra held a 20 percent interest; and Atlantic Records, a label headed by Ahmet Ertegun, a Turkish entrepreneur who was a celebrated pop music producer.

    Dealings

  • Wilcox glanced at Art, who without a word headed toward the door.

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  • Young Money artist Omarion recently talked about leaving the label headed by

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  • Speaking of musician Chris Coode see yesterday’s Downstream entry on the fall of the house of 8bitrecs.com, his latest album under the Motion moniker, Every Action, is out on 12k Records, the label headed by Taylor Deupree.

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  • The fanboy throwback-ism that shines through on so many of Chromeo's tracks is perhaps their greatest asset, but in this "100\%" remix done by Treasure Fingers of Fool's Gold (the label headed up by A-Trak, brother of

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  • The money is not there people and with the dollar already loosing it's value to all this spending we are on a freight train headed for runaway inflation; sooner not later. kgeukes

    Senators disagree on key details of health care reform

  • Thank You Blue Dogs for stopping this freight train headed towards disaster.

    Talks break down, intra-party tension heats up for House Democrats

  • The Terps have a solid recruiting class coming in headed by Mychal Parker, a 6-6 forward out of Charlottesville, Va.

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  • Though he felt light-headed from the morning and afternoon group-meditation sessions and the trancing suck of the desert sun, he pushed himself up and tottered back to the yurt on legs that might as well have been deboned for all the stability they offered him, this perfect gift of the dragonfly inside him and no way to get it out.

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