579 Words That Start With HE

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he (noun) the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
head (noun) oral stimulation of the genitals Synonyms: oral sex
(noun) a single domestic animal
(noun) a projection out from one end
(noun) a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum Synonyms: drumhead
(noun) (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
(noun) the striking part of a tool
(noun) (usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head
(noun) (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk Synonyms: read/write head
(noun) the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains Synonyms: caput
(noun) the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint
(noun) that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves
(noun) that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason Synonyms: brain, mind, nous, psyche
(noun) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about Synonyms: header, heading
(noun) a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer Synonyms: point
(noun) the subject matter at issue Synonyms: question
(noun) (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent Synonyms: head word
(noun) forward movement Synonyms: headway
(noun) a difficult juncture Synonyms: pass, straits
(noun) the front of a military formation or procession
(noun) the top of something
(noun) the source of water from which a stream arises Synonyms: fountainhead, headspring
(noun) the part in the front or nearest the viewer Synonyms: forefront
(noun) the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container
(noun) a rounded compact mass
(noun) a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea) Synonyms: foreland, headland, promontory
(noun) a person who is in charge Synonyms: chief, top dog
(noun) the educator who has executive authority for a school Synonyms: head teacher, principal, school principal
(noun) a user of (usually soft) drugs
(noun) an individual person
(noun) the pressure exerted by a fluid
(noun) a dense cluster of flowers or foliage Synonyms: capitulum
(noun) the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head
(noun) the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
(verb) remove the head of
(verb) to go or travel towards
(verb) direct the course; determine the direction of travelling Synonyms: channelise, channelize, direct, guide, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, steer
(verb) travel in front of; go in advance of others Synonyms: lead
(verb) be in charge of Synonyms: lead
(verb) be in the front of or on top of
(verb) be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel Synonyms: head up
(verb) form a head or come or grow to a head
(verb) take its rise
headache (noun) something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness Synonyms: concern, vexation, worry
(noun) pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs Synonyms: cephalalgia, head ache
headband (noun) a band worn around or over the head
headboard (noun) a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedstead
headbutt (verb) butt with the head
headcanon (noun) A personal version of the fantasy world from popular media
headcheese (noun) sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
headcount (noun) number of people in a particular group Synonyms: head count
headcounter (noun) someone who conducts surveys of public opinion Synonyms: canvasser, poll taker, pollster
headdress (noun) clothing for the head Synonyms: headgear
headed (adjective) having a head of a specified kind or anything that serves as a head; often used in combination
(adjective) having a heading or caption
(adjective) of leafy vegetables; having formed into a head
(adjective) having a heading or course in a certain direction
header (noun) (soccer) the act of hitting the ball with your head
(noun) a headlong jump (or fall)
(noun) a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon
(noun) a framing member crossing and supporting the ends of joists, studs, or rafters so as to transfer their weight to parallel joists, studs, or rafters
(noun) brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall Synonyms: cope, coping
(noun) horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window Synonyms: lintel
(noun) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about Synonyms: head, heading
headfast (noun) a mooring line that secures the bow of a boat or ship to a wharf
headfirst (adjective) with the head foremost Synonyms: headlong
(adverb) with the head before the body Synonyms: headlong
headfish (noun) among the largest bony fish; pelagic fish having an oval compressed body with high dorsal and anal fins and caudal fin reduced to a rudder-like lobe; worldwide in warm waters Synonyms: mola, ocean sunfish, sunfish
headful (noun) a covering over the surface of your head
(noun) the quantity of information that a head will hold
headgear (noun) clothing for the head Synonyms: headdress
(noun) stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head
(noun) the hoist at the pithead of a mine
headhunter (noun) a savage who cuts off and preserves the heads of enemies as trophies Synonyms: head-shrinker
(noun) a recruiter of personnel (especially for corporations)
headiness (noun) The characteristic of being intoxicating or stupefying.
(noun) The characteristic of being exhilarating, tending to upset the mind or senses.
heading (noun) a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine Synonyms: drift, gallery
(noun) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about Synonyms: head, header
(noun) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies Synonyms: aim, bearing
headlamp (noun) a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive Synonyms: headlight
headland (noun) a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea) Synonyms: foreland, head, promontory
headless (adjective) not having a head or formed without a head
(adjective) not using intelligence Synonyms: brainless
headlight (noun) a powerful light with reflector; attached to the front of an automobile or locomotive Synonyms: headlamp
headlike (adjective) having a protuberance that resembles a head
headline (noun) the heading or caption of a newspaper article Synonyms: newspaper headline
(verb) publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline
(verb) provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
headliner (noun) a performer who receives prominent billing Synonyms: star
headlinese (noun) using the abbreviated style of headline writers
headlock (noun) a wrestling hold in which the opponent's head is locked between the crook of your elbow and the side of your body
headlong (adjective) with the head foremost Synonyms: headfirst
(adjective) excessively quick Synonyms: hasty
(adverb) with the head before the body Synonyms: headfirst
(adverb) in a hasty and foolhardy manner Synonyms: rashly
(adverb) at breakneck speed Synonyms: precipitately
headman (noun) the head of a tribe or clan Synonyms: chief, chieftain, tribal chief
(noun) an executioner who beheads the condemned person Synonyms: headsman
headmaster (noun) presiding officer of a school Synonyms: master, schoolmaster
headmastership (noun) the position of headmaster
headmistress (noun) a woman headmaster
headmistressship (noun) the position of headmistress
headphone (noun) electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear Synonyms: earphone, earpiece, phone
headpiece (noun) a protective helmet for the head
(noun) the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head Synonyms: headstall
headpin (noun) the front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins Synonyms: kingpin
headquarter (verb) provide with headquarters
headquarters (noun) the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command Synonyms: HQ, military headquarters
(noun) (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise Synonyms: central office, home base, home office, main office
(noun) (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff
headrace (noun) a waterway that feeds water to a mill or water wheel or turbine
headrest (noun) a rest for the head
(noun) a cushion attached to the top of the back of an automobile's seat to prevent whiplash Synonyms: head restraint
headroom (noun) the capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortion Synonyms: dynamic headroom
(noun) vertical space available to allow easy passage under something Synonyms: clearance, headway
headsail (noun) any sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel
headscarf (noun) a kerchief worn over the head and tied under the chin
headset (noun) receiver consisting of a pair of headphones
headshake (noun) the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement Synonyms: headshaking
headshaking (noun) the act of turning your head left and right to signify denial or disbelief or bemusement Synonyms: headshake
headship (noun) the position of head
(noun) the position of headmaster or headmistress
headshot (noun) a shot aimed at a person's head
(noun) an attempt to put the soccer ball into the net by using the head
(noun) a photograph of a person's head
headsman (noun) an executioner who beheads the condemned person Synonyms: headman
headspace (noun) the volume left at the top of a filled container (bottle or jar or tin) before sealing
headspring (noun) the source of water from which a stream arises Synonyms: fountainhead, head
headstall (noun) the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head Synonyms: headpiece
headstand (noun) an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)
headstay (noun) the farthest forward forestay that runs from the bow or bowsprit to the top of the mast.
headstock (noun) the stationary support in a machine or power tool that supports and drives a revolving part (as a chuck or the spindle on a lathe)
headstone (noun) the central building block at the top of an arch or vault Synonyms: key, keystone
(noun) a stone that is used to mark a grave Synonyms: gravestone, tombstone
headstream (noun) a stream that forms the source of a river
headstrong (adjective) habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition Synonyms: froward, self-willed, wilful, willful
headwaiter (noun) a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers Synonyms: captain, maitre d', maitre d'hotel
headwater (noun) the source of a river
headway (noun) forward movement Synonyms: head
(noun) vertical space available to allow easy passage under something Synonyms: clearance, headroom
headwind (noun) wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft
headword (noun) a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)
(noun) a content word that can be qualified by a modifier Synonyms: head word
heady (adjective) marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences Synonyms: foolhardy, rash, reckless
(adjective) extremely exciting as if by alcohol or a narcotic Synonyms: intoxicating
(adjective) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters Synonyms: judicious, wise
heal (verb) get healthy again
(verb) provide a cure for, make healthy again Synonyms: bring around, cure
(verb) heal or recover Synonyms: mend
healed (adjective) freed from illness or injury Synonyms: cured, recovered
healer (noun) a person skilled in a particular type of therapy Synonyms: therapist
healing (adjective) tending to cure or restore to health Synonyms: alterative, curative, remedial, sanative, therapeutic
(noun) the natural process by which the body repairs itself
health (noun) a healthy state of wellbeing free from disease Synonyms: wellness
(noun) the general condition of body and mind
healthcare (noun) the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession Synonyms: health care
healthful (adjective) conducive to good health of body or mind
(adjective) free from filth and pathogens Synonyms: sanitary
healthfulness (noun) the quality of promoting good health
healthier (adjective) improved in health or physical condition Synonyms: fitter
healthily (adverb) in a levelheaded manner
healthiness (noun) the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease Synonyms: good health
healthy (adjective) having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease
(adjective) large in amount or extent or degree Synonyms: goodish, goodly, hefty, respectable, sizable, sizeable, tidy
(adjective) exercising or showing good judgment Synonyms: intelligent, level-headed, levelheaded, sound
(adjective) financially secure and functioning well
(adjective) promoting health; healthful Synonyms: good for you, salubrious
heap (noun) a car that is old and unreliable Synonyms: bus, jalopy
(noun) a collection of objects laid on top of each other Synonyms: agglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, mound, pile
(noun) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent Synonyms: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
(verb) fill to overflow
(verb) arrange in stacks Synonyms: pile, stack
(verb) bestow in large quantities
heaps (noun) a large number or amount Synonyms: dozens, gobs, lashings, loads, lots, oodles, piles, rafts, scads, scores, slews, stacks, tons, wads
(adverb) very much
hear (verb) get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally Synonyms: discover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, learn, pick up, see
(verb) perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
(verb) receive a communication from someone
(verb) listen and pay attention Synonyms: listen, take heed
(verb) examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process Synonyms: try
hearable (adjective) heard or perceptible by the ear Synonyms: audible
heard (adjective) detected or perceived by the sense of hearing
hearer (noun) someone who listens attentively Synonyms: attender, auditor, listener
hearing (adjective) able to perceive sound
(noun) the act of hearing attentively Synonyms: listening
(noun) (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
(noun) the ability to hear; the auditory faculty Synonyms: audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, sense of hearing
(noun) a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken
(noun) the range within which a voice can be heard Synonyms: earreach, earshot
(noun) an opportunity to state your case and be heard Synonyms: audience
hearken (verb) listen; used mostly in the imperative Synonyms: hark, harken
hearsay (adjective) heard through another rather than directly
(noun) gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth Synonyms: rumor, rumour
hearse (noun) a vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle
heart (noun) a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it
(noun) the courage to carry on Synonyms: mettle, nerve, spunk
(noun) an inclination or tendency of a certain kind Synonyms: spirit
(noun) the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body Synonyms: pump, ticker
(noun) the locus of feelings and intuitions Synonyms: bosom
(noun) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience Synonyms: center, centre, core, essence, gist, heart and soul, inwardness, kernel, marrow, meat, nitty-gritty, nub, pith, substance, sum
(noun) a positive feeling of liking Synonyms: affection, affectionateness, fondness, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness
(noun) a firm rather dry variety meat (usually beef or veal)
(noun) an area that is approximately central within some larger region Synonyms: center, centre, eye, middle
(noun) a plane figure with rounded sides curving inward at the top and intersecting at the bottom; conventionally used on playing cards and valentines
heartache (noun) intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death) Synonyms: brokenheartedness, grief, heartbreak
heartbeat (noun) an animating or vital unifying force
(noun) the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart Synonyms: beat, pulsation, pulse
(noun) a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat) Synonyms: blink of an eye, flash, instant, jiffy, New York minute, split second, trice, twinkling, wink
heartbreak (noun) intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death) Synonyms: brokenheartedness, grief, heartache
heartbreaker (noun) a narrow defeat or a defeat at the last minute
(noun) a charming person who is irresponsible in emotional relationships
heartbreaking (adjective) causing or marked by grief or anguish Synonyms: grievous, heartrending
heartbroken (adjective) full of sorrow Synonyms: brokenhearted, heartsick
heartburn (noun) a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder Synonyms: pyrosis
heartburning (noun) intense resentment
hearten (verb) give encouragement to Synonyms: cheer, embolden, recreate
heartening (adjective) cheerfully encouraging Synonyms: inspiriting

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