Synonyms and Antonyms of headship

  1. 1 the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control while he was in the hospital, the CEO had his most trusted lieutenant assume temporary headship of the firm Synonyms care, charge, guidance, supervision, oversight, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, surveillanceRelated Words monitoring, observance, observation, observing, policing; administration, control, direction, generalship, hand(s), management, running; leadership, piloting, shepherding, steering; government, reign, rule; aegis (also egis), auspices, guardianship, protection, trusteeship, tutelage

  2. 2 the place of leadership or command the person at the headship of the firm will face daunting challenges, given the current state of the economy Synonyms chair, driver's seat, head, helm, rein(s)Related Words chieftainship, commandership, directorship; forefront, lead, vanguard; captainship, chairmanship, deanship, dictatorship, generalship, governorship, kingship, mastership, mastery, premiership, presidency, presidentship, superintendency; dominance, dominion, jurisdiction, sovereignty (also sovranty), sway, upper hand; eminence, height, pedestal, pinnacle, seat, throne, topNear Antonyms ranks

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