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1. headed

adjective. ['ˈhɛdəd, ˈhɛdɪd'] having a heading or course in a certain direction.

Synonyms

  • orientated

Antonyms

  • undeveloped
  • stay

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Headed

  • imbedded
  • embedded
  • threaded
  • shredded
  • dreaded
  • breaded
  • wedded
  • leaded
  • bedded

Example sentences of the word headed


1. Verb, past tense
Ho Chi Minh headed the Vietnamese communist movement throughout the 1960s.

2. Verb, past participle
If you're headed to Australia to surf, the best time to go is between March and September.

Quotes containing the word headed


1. If you can't feel, why did you kiss me?"Patch traced a finger along my collarbone, then headed south stopping at my heart. I felt it pounding through my skin. "Because I feel it here, in my heart,"he said quietly.
- Becca Fitzpatrick, Hush, Hush

2. If we don't change the direction we are headed, we will end up where we are going.
- Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

3. Want coffee?"I asked, as I headed that way."It's three thirty in the morning.""Okay. Want coffee?
- Darynda Jones, Third Grave Dead Ahead

2. bullet-headed

adjective. having a small round head.

Synonyms

  • brachycranic
  • brachycephalic

Antonyms

  • tractable
  • compromising
  • obedient

3. light-headed

adjective. weak and likely to lose consciousness.

Synonyms

  • sick
  • swooning
  • light
  • faint
  • lightheaded

Antonyms

  • dignified
  • healthy
  • fit
  • propitious

4. light-headed

adjective. lacking seriousness; given to frivolity.

Synonyms

  • featherbrained
  • giddy
  • dizzy
  • frivolous
  • silly
  • empty-headed
  • lightheaded

Antonyms

  • profound
  • frivolity
  • wise
  • clearheaded

5. short-headed

adjective. having a brachycephalic head.

Synonyms

  • brachycranic
  • brachycephalic
  • brachycranial
  • broad-headed

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • dolichocranial
  • long-headed
  • dolichocranic

6. large-headed

adjective. having a large head.

Antonyms

  • unoriented

7. burr-headed

adjective. having a head of straight hair cut very short (hence bristly).

Antonyms

  • unoriented

8. wooden-headed

adjective. (used informally) stupid.

Synonyms

  • blockheaded
  • loggerheaded
  • fatheaded
  • thick-skulled
  • duncish
  • thick
  • thickheaded
  • duncical
  • boneheaded

Antonyms

  • intelligent
  • precocious
  • stupidity
  • clearheaded

9. headed

adjective. ['ˈhɛdəd, ˈhɛdɪd'] having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination.

Synonyms

  • headlike
  • large-headed
  • burr-headed

Antonyms

  • disorienting
  • young
  • immaturity
  • green

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. headed

adjective. ['ˈhɛdəd, ˈhɛdɪd'] of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head.

Antonyms

  • unfledged

Etymology

  • -ed (English)
  • -od (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • head (English)
  • hed (Middle English (1100-1500))
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