Synonyms and Antonyms of headship
the duty or function of watching or guarding for the sake of proper direction or control
- While she was in the hospital, the CEO had her most trusted lieutenant assume temporary headship of the firm.
monitoring, observance, 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
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.
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, top