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headship

noun

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 of headship care, charge, guidance, supervision, oversight, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, superintendency, surveillanceWords Related to headship 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 of headship chair, driver's seat, head, helm, rein(s)Words Related to headship 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 of headship ranks



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