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headed

verb , past tense of head

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1 to go on a specified course or in a certain direction
  • she'll be heading out east in the fall to attend college
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2 to be at the front of
  • heading the procession at the dog show was a miniature poodle, followed by dogs seemingly of every breed
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led

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3 to be in charge of
  • who headed the CIA when Ronald Reagan was president?
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4 to be positioned along a certain course or in a certain direction
  • the road to riches headed north, thought many, as off they went to Alaska to try their luck at panning gold
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bore, extended, lay, led, ran (also chiefly dialectal run), went

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5 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • after a long day at the beach, we headed the car toward home
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6 to serve as leader of
  • Robert La Salle headed the expedition that claimed Louisiana for the French king
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7 to cut off the head of
  • got a job at the slaughterhouse heading cattle
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