head up


Definition of head up

transitive verb

1 : to close (as a barrel) at the head or with a head
2 : head vt 4

intransitive verb

1 : head entry 3 vi 3a
2 : to come to an apex : find a head a bureaucracy that headed up in the king— W. P. Webb

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“Head up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20up. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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