- I. n.
1.Seat of the brain, head-piece, noddle (in humorous ridicule).2.Top, summit, upper part, acme.3.Fore part, front part, front.4.Commencement, beginning, rise, source, origin.5.Chief part, principal part.6.Person, individual.7.Chief, chieftain, leader, principal, commander, master, director, superintendent, coryphaeus.8.First place, place of honor.9.Understanding, intellect, mind, thought.10.Topic, subject.11.Class, division, section, department, category.12.Height (of water applicable to the driving of a water-wheel).13.(Arch.) Capital.II. a.1.Chief, principal, highest, first, leading, main, grand.2.(Naut.) Adverse (said of the wind), contrary.III. v. a.1.Lead, direct, command, govern, rule.2.Put a head on, fit with a head.3.Get in front of (in order to stop), intercept, head off.IV. v. n.1.Form a head (said of a plant).2.Tend, be pointed, be directed, aim, be aimed.
New dictionary of synonyms. 2014.