head

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head

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Noun[change]

Singular
head

Plural
heads

A woman's head
  1. (countable) The head is the highest or most important part of something.
    He put his head on the desk and fell asleep.
    After the problems, the head of the company left.
  2. The bathroom on a ship is called the head.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
head

Third-person singular
heads

Past tense
headed

Past participle
headed

Present participle
heading

  1. (transitive) To go in a direction is to head there.
    Bill heads for the mall after work.

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Parts of the head (edit)

hair - scalp - forehead - ears - eyes - eyebrows - eyelashes - eyelids - nose - cheek - mouth - lips - teeth - gums - roof (palate) - tongue - jaw - chin


Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - nose - mouth - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary