Translation of head in Spanish:

head

cabeza, n.

Pronunciation /hɛd//hɛd/

noun

  • 1

    Anatomy
    cabeza feminine
    to nod one's head (meaning yes) asentir con la cabeza US
    • to shake one's head (meaning no) negar con la cabeza
    • my head aches/hurts me duele la cabeza
    • a fine head of hair una buena cabellera
    • to stand on one's head hacer el pino
    • I fell asleep as soon as my head touched the pillow me quedé dormido en cuanto puse la cabeza en la almohada
    • he's a head taller than his brother le lleva / le saca una cabeza a su hermano
    • go and boil your head! ¡vete a freír espárragos!
    • heads up! ¡cuidado!
    • they need their heads knocked together necesitan que les den una buena lección
    • to hang one's head bajar la cabeza
    • to have a big / swelled / (British) swollen head tenérselo muy creído
    • don't tell him or he'll get a swelled / (British) swollen head no se lo digas, que se le van a subir los humos a la cabeza
    • to have one's head in the clouds tener la cabeza llena de pájaros
    • before noun head injury lesión en la cabeza
    • head wound herida en la cabeza
    • I imagine that they scratched their heads in confusion as they read my post.
    • In the current case welding goggles were used to protect the eyes and the front of the head and neck.
    • She sat closer to him and put an arm around his neck while resting her head on his shoulder.
    • The entire family wore crowns upon their heads.
    • I reach for a stone, knock the fish on the head, and remove the hook.
    • Stretch your arms upwards and imagine you're trying to grasp something just above your head.
    • Gods are all represented as having animal heads, and bodies of humans.
    • He put his hands on my sides and I put my arms around his neck and rested my head against his chest.
    • The SL is the first roadster to get window airbags to protect occupants' heads and upper bodies in the event of a smash.
    • On the first morning it is impossible to imagine the conventional male participants wanting their heads shaved.
    • Flea-infested dogs may scratch mainly on the lower part of their bodies while cats may scratch more around their heads and necks.
    • Her back was now on my chest, and she was resting her head in the crook of my neck and shoulder.
    • This approach is currently being tested in the United Kingdom to treat cancers of the head and neck, and liver.
    • Sitting on the stone bench now she tilted her head up towards the sky and the welter of bare branches overhead.
    • Trying to determine the reason for the human logjam, I craned my neck trying to see over the heads of the rest of the parishioners.
    • All were massively built animals with small heads and barrel-like bodies.
    • Failure to use a helmet increased the risk of injuries to the head, neck, and face.
    • I snapped my head up towards her, obviously showing that I wasn't paying attention.
    • Points are scored by landing blows on the front of the head or upper body, above the belt.
    • A young kid catches a 6lb mullet, knocks it on the head, takes it home to show mum, then it goes in the bin.
  • 2

    (mind, brain)
    cabeza feminine
    my head was reeling / spinning la cabeza me daba vueltas
    • I said the first thing that came into my head dije lo primero que se me ocurrió / que me vino a la cabeza
    • I've got all the figures in my head tengo todos los datos en la cabeza
    • she added it up in her head hizo la suma mentalmente
    • I've no head for heights sufro de vértigo
    • I need to keep a clear head for the interview tengo que estar despejado para la entrevista
    • if we put our heads together, we'll be able to think of something si lo pensamos juntos, algo se nos ocurrirá
    • to be soft / weak in the head estar mal de la cabeza
    • are you soft in the head or something? ¿pero a ti te falta un tornillo?
    • to be in over one's head estar metido en honduras
    • The Archdeacon led a minute's silence as the congregation held a picture in their heads of their favourite memory of the twins.
    • Inside his head he drifted through memories that had been put there and that this time had stuck.
    • I find it impossible to just fall asleep, and always have, even if I am completely exhausted, meaning I have to read or listen to the radio before my head switches off.
    • The music that America's New Heroes hear in their heads when they imagine movies-yet-to-be-made is Classic Rock.
    • Can you just imagine the thoughts going through the heads of these two little boys, pictured by Kathleen Henry.
    • They may be able to compute figures in their heads with lightning speed or display a remarkable memory for dates.
    • To get the image of this stretch into your head, imagine a road slightly narrower than Turl Street.
    • I felt peaceful and calm for a few moments before the memories crept back into my head.
    • If most mergers fail, might part of the problem be all those unneeded people who carried organizational memory in their heads?
    • I just imagine myself inside the head of a child and write as if I am one.
    • I closed my eyes, but all that was rushing through my head was the memories of her.
    • I can imagine that's the first thought that went through the heads of the local police.
    • The evil that they imagine is inside their heads - but they can't be said to know it, at least not consciously.
    • While I've a house full of things he gave me, and a head full of memories, this glorious sound is the best gift of them all.
    • She picks up the exact dress she wore when she was eight and feels the memories rush to her head.
    • It was just a memory that popped into my head as I had read the poem.
    • Perhaps that is one good reason for not filling children's heads with fairy stories about ‘happy ever after’, as real life just isn't that simple.
    • The drawing is from memory - from inside their heads - from their imaginations.
    • Soon her pale blue eyes began to well up with tears as the memories flooded into her head.
    • They prefer the company of animals because - knowing nothing about what is really going on in their heads - they can imagine anything.
  • 3

    • 3.1

      (of celery) cabeza feminine
      (of nail, tack, pin) cabeza feminine
      (of spear, arrow) punta feminine
      (of hammer) cotillo masculine
      (of hammer) cabeza feminine
      (of cane, stick) puño masculine
      (of pimple) punta feminine
      (of pimple) cabeza feminine
      (on beer) espuma feminine
      (of river) cabecera feminine
      a head of lettuce una lechuga
      • A man walked into the produce section of his local supermarket and asked to buy half a head of lettuce.
      • Chrome surrounds the instrumentation, with the pivot heads of the needles matching.
      • All the clamp holes of the panels were countersunk with this bit so that the screw heads are flush.
      • It's an almost black beer with a creamy head, giving a subtle roasted coffee aroma.
      • The river head is the source not only of the property's water, but also of its joie de vivre.
      • The head of the river, the top of the ladder is where all the biggest fish want to be.
      • The purpose of a proper glass is to concentrate the aroma and allow a full head of foam to develop.
      • This is a traditional English variety, with tender stems and small leafy purple heads.
      • Iron stains may be easy to diagnose because they are often near nail heads, screw heads or other hardware.
      • In 1754, Virginia dispatched an army under Lieutenant Colonel George Washington to construct a fort at the head of the Ohio River.
      • Most axe heads and handles have all these components; it is the shape and size that change.
      • Dry cutting heads travel at higher rpm and require more power.
      • The bolt heads are only accessible when the safe is open, and a built-in flange on the front of the safe covers the cut edges of the hole for a clean installation.
      • While the chicken is cooking break apart the head of lettuce into bite sized pieces.
      • The mechanical noise when the heads are moving is clearly louder and sounds also harder, more mechanical.
      • Are we not going to be able to get our heads of cabbage anymore?
      • With his wife and child, he had ridden seventy-five miles up the valley to meet the Mormon party near the head of Lemhi River.
      • The heads then rotate forward to mount the drive platter.
      • You may be one of the many people who see head on your beer as a bad thing.
      • A number of other drinking traditions also use hygiene as an excuse - take the ‘two fingers’ of head on every glass of beer.
      • Adjustment of the cutting heads allows a great variety of moldings to be manufactured.
      • They enter through the kitchen, where the produce trucks drop off the heads of lettuce.
      • Now officers at Belmarsh prison, London, have discovered him building a bomb inside prison using match heads and nails from prison furniture.
      • Maces of the late 15th and 16th century often had multi-flanged heads shaped in the Gothic style.
      • Determined chefs go out of their way to find the freshest, most tender heads of romaine lettuce available.
      • Coat the end of the tool head before driving it back into the ferule using a wood block and hammer.
      • We look at how we can extend the shelf life of beer and at improving foam - people equate freshness with a nice head of foam.
      • The heads of nails, or dry wall screws, used to fasten plaster-board to studs often pop out.
      • The Powley vegetable growers are running a competition for the biggest head of cabbage.
      • The dense heads of the late cabbage require cool, moist conditions.
      • Never eat more than two teaspoons of charred lean meat or less than 10 heads of dry lettuce for dinner.
      • Susie, somehow, managed to get the burning head of a match stuck to her fingers as it flared up.
      • He grabbed a few heads of lettuce and started stuffing them into a backpack.
      • Took it to the tire shop to have it repaired and the guy said the cause of the severe flatness was a nail: a short nail with a large head.
      • The lamps on the roof, screw heads, door handles and other fixtures were polished brass.
      • It's no rumour that you can see the heads of the Philips screws used to bolt the dashboard together.
      • As the autumn floods encourage the salmon to the spawning redds in the river heads, the Government has again given the thumbs down to any plan for a buy out of the drift net fishers.
      • ‘If you look near the heads of lettuce you'll find a healthy batch,’ she said.
      • Lettuces are also very decorative - you can intersperse them among flowers to harvest when heads mature.
      • What about a head of crisp, green lettuce for that fresh salad you were wanting to prepare?
      • All beer heads decay exponentially with time, with most taking around three minutes to decay almost completely.
      • I am thinking of the little gem-like heads of cabbage you are likely to get in the better French restaurants.
      • The very young produce assistant tells him that they sell only whole heads of lettuce.
      • In the picture above you will also note that the heads of the screws used to attach the base of the block are badly stripped.
      • European cabbages form dense heads and come in a pastel rainbow of colors.
      • A male with young in the nest will avidly take care of a stalk of celery or a head of lettuce daily.
      • The enthusiastic crowd then pelted him with heads of lettuce.
      • Don't worry if the screw heads stick out a bit- - you're not racing the thing (I hope).
      • Especially popular in Europe, the tender inner leaves are great raw, and whole heads can be stir-fried or steamed.
      • Most tools are electrical/hydraulic, using hydraulic power to actually drive the cutting heads.
      • Do this by sticking the stripped ends of the wires into any hole in the neutral bus bar and attaching them by tightening down the screw heads.
      • The conventional screwdriver has a single blade and is used with screws of matching heads.
      • Countersink nail and screw heads that are sticking up above the surface.
      • A common problem is ‘popped’ nails, in which the heads of nails are jutting above the surface of the wood.
      • It is obvious Guenther and his staff are impressed with the clean operation and the striking green and healthy looking lettuce heads.
      • He wired up players with heart rate monitors and breathing sensors, and lights were attached to the heads of the putting clubs to allow their movements to be studied.
      • The heads of the screws, not the points, provide the traction.
      • Pushing forth, he jabbed the head of the weapon into the greaves of the incoming phalanx.

    • 3.2(top end)

      (of bed, table) cabecera feminine
      (of page, letter) encabezamiento masculine
      (of procession, line) cabeza feminine
      at the head of the list encabezando la lista, a la cabeza de la lista
      • Napoleon was advancing at the head of 100,000 men Napoleón avanzaba a la cabeza de 100.000 hombres
      • he retired after 20 years at the head of the company se jubiló tras 20 años al frente / a la cabeza de la compañía
      • At 115, at the head of the page, your Honours will see, at line 4, his Honour reads out the questions which had been written by the jury.
      • With competition hotting up, you need some preparation and panache to stay at the head of the queue.
      • All of the chairs had deep red covers put on them with the exception of the one at the head of the table.
      • At the head of the table sat an old man with a shock of white hair that almost matched his robe.
      • Each dignitary was assigned a specific seat as the Sultan was put at the head of the table.
      • We have to figure out how we stop toys being chucked down the gap between the head of the bed and the wall.
      • A picture shows the developers on horseback at the head of the parade.
      • I was put at the head of the table in between Teodora, and Ivan, her Serbian uncle.
      • Andy then climbed down the staircase and pushed to the head of the line.
      • Williams is expected to sell another pipeline soon, and it's a safe bet that Sokol will be near the head of the line of potential buyers.
      • The President sits at the head of a long table, immaculately dressed in a suit and striped tie.
      • If he had had as much influence on the films that he directed, his place at the head of the Hollywood queue would be assured.
      • Many pitched tents more than a fortnight ago to make sure they were at the head of the queue when the homes come on sale tomorrow morning.
      • People who get to the head of the queue and then take ages to find their purse/wallet - surely you?
      • For some time I tried to find an wise or witty one to insert at the head of my home page.
      • At the head of the parallel queue immediately to the right, the clerk's colleague smirks at me and I smirk back at her.
      • Some of the Hackenthorpe branch of the star's fan club have been taking it in turns to keep their place at the head of the queue.
      • Gwen sat at the head of the table, like a queen and kept her eyes on Jamie at all times.
      • She stood at the head of the long table, her hands holding onto the back of the chair.
      • When I reach the head of the queue, my passport is looked at carefully before I'm allowed to pass.
      • At the head of the table sits a brooding Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, moodily attacking a chicken dish.
      • I write with the disappointment of one who was second from the head of the queue when he made his decision.
      • He was waiting at the head of the queue of traffic.
      • They made their way to the grand room where the King sat at the head of the long table.
      • He ushered her to a chair near the head of the table.
      • She took a seat at the head of the table and told us her name was Judge Elizabeth Barkin.
      • The man took the seat at the head of the table and watching his guests select their lunch.
      • I suggested to Barnette that since he was our guest he should sit at the head of the table.
      • Or is airline service that bad that the only way to get to the head of the queue is to threaten the staff!
      • As Ella and George watch the rest of the march, the kids sneak down the alleyways and rejoin the head of the procession.
      • So I'll be at the head of the queue for transfers, which are embargoed until September 1st.
      • He would start reading at the head of a page then his head would move downward in a straight line until he got to the foot of the page.
      • Six places were set, one at the head of the table, three on the right and two on the left.
      • I was waiting at the head of a queue of traffic at a set of lights.
      • But with a qualification or two, you can go to the head of the queue when an opening occurs.
      • Everyone let me go to the head of the queue with my few items for a picnic lunch - no one seems to shop here for just a few items!
      • Could you please position yourself at the bed's head?
      • It was an attractive woman who sat at the head of the table who had made the dry statement.
      • With sheer will power, she forced herself to nod at Dante and sit at the head of the table.
      • She walked into the dining room and sat at the head of the long table in the center of the room.
      • The immediate past champion sits at the head of the dinner table alongside Hootie and Byron Nelson.
      • And, in any event, the banks are at the head of the queue, so other creditors are unlikely to see a penny.
      • On the morning of the battle she begged me to allow her to carry the American flag at the head of the regiment.

  • 4

    • 4.1(chief)

      director masculine
      directora feminine
      administrative/executive head director administrativo/ejecutivo
      • section head jefa de sección
      • head of state/government jefe de Estado/de Gobierno
      • the head of the household el jefe / el cabeza de familia
      • before noun head buyer jefa de compras
      • (in US football) head coach primer entrenador
      • head cook primer cocinero
      • head girl/boy alumno elegido para representar al alumnado de un colegio
      • Some eastern rural areas are still dominated by large landowners, traditional clan heads, and religious leaders.
      • What other elected politician can you find asking direct, unflinching questions to heads of government ministries?
      • Their findings are released today on the eve of the Thessaloniki summit of heads of EU political leaders that will decide the future framework of the community.
      • Dillon is head of public relations for Ladbrokes, Manchester United's betting partner.
      • In a macabre move, his party has decided to keep its deceased leader as its head until after this week's elections.
      • This probe could result in civil charges against research department heads, banking chiefs, and even some CEOs.
      • Of 1,000 heads of small firms polled by the company, 93% said they would like to see restrictions on staff work hours eased.
      • The next highest paid director was the head of its US aggregates business Tom Hill.
      • The government has also threatened to press charges against the heads of two regional governments for aiding and abetting the strikers.
      • Most village heads have some business relations with the town's shop owners or traders.
      • Detailed talks on the future of European Union expansion are set to continue as the Prime Minister joins other heads of the European Council in Brussels.
      • They then stepped into the sunshine for a tour of the sculpture trail, guided by John Le Page, head of art.
      • Of all the European government heads, the British Prime Minister's position is, in the near term, the most precarious.
      • The duo will meet the heads of 15 top IT companies and showcase the state's ‘intrinsic strengths’.
      • The Swedes have said no to their leaders - an alliance of politicians, union heads, businesspeople, and media figures.
      • Not only do many construction staffers come from architecture backgrounds, but so do the heads of the in-house wood and metal shops.
      • Scheinman set up monthly meetings with the heads of operations, sales, and finance to vet potential deals.
      • I personally answer more than 100 e-mails a day no matter where I am, as do our regional leaders and agency heads.
      • On the other hand, these same leaders are often the heads of militias and these militias are being used to assassinate political opponents.
      • Division of labor in the reproductive economy and time use patterns for household heads were also measured.

    • 4.2head teacherBritish

      director (de colegio) masculine
      directora (de colegio) feminine

  • 5

    • 5.1(person)

      to count heads contar cabezas

    • 5.2plural head

      700 head of cattle/sheep 700 cabezas de ganado vacuno/ovino

  • 6

    (crisis)
    to come to a head hacer crisis
    • she brought things to a head by issuing an ultimatum llevó las cosas a un punto crítico al darles un ultimátum
    • his arrival brought the conflict to a head su llegada hizo estallar el conflicto
  • 7

    • 7.1(height of water)

      you need a head of 4ft for the shower el tanque de agua tiene que estar 4 pies más alto que la ducha

    • 7.2(pressure)

      a head of steam presión de vapor feminine

  • 8

    • 8.1Computing Audio
      (magnetic device)

      cabeza feminine
      cabezal masculine
      • The GMR recording heads that are used in all of today's big disk drives are a good example of this.
      • This thin data storage device has a flexible recordable disk and recording heads arranged on both sides of the disk.
      • For example: the recording head is now on the under side of the disk, to avoid problems from dust on the disk surface.
      • Depending on capacity each drive has between one and three platters, and up to six GMR recording heads.
      • Multiple optical heads combine to produce a wide-field-of-view imaging system.
      • The main drive contains the drive electronics and heads.
      • Make sure that you have cleaned the heads of the VCR between copying videos.
      • They are used for quality control in manufacturing digital recording heads as well as in the construction of compact audio disk stampers.

    • 8.2(of a drill)

      cabezal masculine

    • 8.3cylinder head

      culata feminine

  • 9

    • 9.1(heading)

      encabezamiento masculine
      under separate heads bajo encabezamientos diferentes
      • The front section of each issue has brief pieces, about research and about the political and social setting of science, and these often have punchy heads.

    • 9.2Journalism

      titular masculine

  • 10

    Geography
    cabo masculine
    • The images include four lighthouses in Maine - Bass Harbor Head Light, Cape Neddick Light, Pemaquid Point Light, and Portland Head Light.
    • The print was Thea Schrack's ‘Yaquina Head Lighthouse.’
    • Baynham has farmed for all of his 70 years at Penlen farm on St David's Head.
  • 11

    • 11.1Nautical
      (bow of a ship)

      proa feminine
      • As the Grosvenor sliced towards the rocks at six knots, the officer of the watch dismissed reports of shore fires beyond the ship's head.
      • There was no way the captain could keep the ship's head up into the seas.

    • 11.2Nautical
      (top of a sail)

      gratil masculine

    • 11.3Nautical
      (toilet)

      letrinas feminine
      • The berthing, heads, galley, engine room and other spaces are located below the water line.
      • Although the sea washed the heads clean as the ship pitched, the heads still needed a regular scrub-down with a broom.
      • It was posted in some of the heads on the ship the day before the plane went down.
      • Jim laughed softly and stepped into the head to splash some cold water over his face.
      • To the port side aft is the head and shower and a quarter berth cabin with large double berth.
      • The Mississippi also had trough type urinals and unwalled johns in the heads, and salt water showers.

  • 12slang

    (addict)
    acid head enganchado al ácido masculine informal
    • pot head enganchado a la hierba

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (march/procession) encabezar
      (procession/march) ir a la cabeza de
      (list) encabezar
      with López still heading the field, the runners … los corredores, con López todavía a la cabeza / en cabeza, …
      • Madrid heads the Spanish league with 11 rounds of matches remaining.
      • Mayor Derek Benfield headed a list of local VIPs who assembled at Waterstone's in the Brunel Centre for yesterday's ceremony.
      • With 32 titles, Kerry heads the list of All-Ireland football winners with rural clubs providing the majority of the county team.
      • The procession, headed by a military-style cadet band, will set off from Malsis Road at 2pm.
      • Lampkin, of Silsden, now heads the title battle on equal points with Fujinami while Jarvis has climbed to joint third place.
      • A few years ago, his name headed a public opinion poll that had asked who the people of Benin would prefer as president.
      • In London a procession headed by two soldiers who had resigned from the army put a black cardboard coffin outside the embassy.
      • Senior Army officers and civic leaders, headed by the Mayor of Scarborough Sheila Kettlewell, will also attend.
      • At the festival celebrated in the country around Athens, a jar of wine and a vine headed the procession.
      • The St Mary's U - 13 boys' team are currently heading the league positions just ahead of Leeds Grammar School.
      • The Queen and Prince Philip headed the royal procession into the hall, followed by the Prince of Wales with Princes William and Harry.
      • With white and purple-robed priests heading the procession, the coffin was carried into the church.
      • Five police cars headed the march.
      • Also qualifying was a veritable list of rowing powers: Italy, Poland, and France head the field.
      • During my rough times my luxuries were small: coffee headed the list.
      • Bridlington now head the league, albeit on points difference only.
      • Once all runners had got up to speed and found track position, Viso immediately headed the times with a 47: 445.
      • Crowds lined the streets on Friday to cheer a procession headed by England's patron saint on horseback.
      • Sean Lamont heads a quintet of wing specialists who are vying for position in the Stade de France showdown.
      • The Swansea ATC Band headed the carnival procession, and the enormous enthusiasm of carnival entrants made up for the lack of numbers.

    • 1.2

      (revolt) acaudillar
      (revolt) ser el cabecilla de
      (team) capitanear
      (department/expedition) dirigir
      (department/expedition) estar al frente de
      • Detective Inspector Steve Eckersley, who runs the robbery unit for south Manchester, headed a small team investigating the incidents.
      • A monitoring unit, headed by Martinez's son, Hugo, pinpointed the area where the call was coming from.
      • A new management structure headed by a political director.
      • The company is headed by managing director Martin Baker and employs a workforce of 60 in Grafton Way, Basingstoke.
      • She has lived in Iraq for 30 years and heads CARE's operations in the country.
      • He left the Met as director of intelligence but had previously worked for Special Branch and he headed the drugs directorate.
      • R. Pichumani who heads the centre, said the plan was to cover students in all districts of the State in three years.
      • Politicians from the Upper South headed the Whig party and charted a moderate course.
      • Each Blackfoot reservation is governed by a general council headed by a single chairman.
      • In the late 1990s he was, briefly, charged with heading a newly established repatriation service.
      • Noel Terry became chairman and managing director and headed the company until his retirement in 1970.
      • A branch manager heads each distribution center and reports to one of five regional managers.
      • Extensive powers were vested into the hands of the President who headed the executive branch of government.
      • Niedermayer, who was also the German consul in Belfast, headed the Grundig plant.
      • Would you let me know what percentage of the companies on this year's list are headed by women?
      • Smith, who heads the Dutch branch of the organisation, was taken for questioning by security forces.
      • Mark Gillingham heads the technology unit at the Great Books Foundation in Chicago.
      • A committee which is headed by the chairman himself was also never formed.
      • Guest speaker will be Richard Hallett who headed a successful campaign to keep a maternity unit in East Sussex open.
      • The man who heads the company charged with regenerating Swindon's town centre is leaving after only two years in the job.
      • The president, who heads the executive branch, serves for a single six-year term.

  • 2

    (direct)
    (ship/vehicle) dirigir
    perhaps you could head me toward the nearest bank ¿me podría indicar dónde queda el banco más próximo?
    • which way are you headed? ¿hacia / para dónde vas?
    • they're headed for defeat van camino de la derrota
    • He sighed, and headed us back to the station.
    • Head them towards the Washington area.
    • We're going to head her back to port.
    • Stallone heads his car towards him, so he jumps into the river.
    • The sheep halted, and at the whistle the dog proceeded with short flanking runs which headed them into the gap.
  • 3

    (in soccer)
    (ball) cabecear
    • Who needs Owen when a Beckham free kick is headed in by Frank Lampard.
    • Finnan loops a cross into the box, and Keane heads the ball down into Duff's path.
    • Windass was coming more and more into it and after a couple of sighters at Dibble's goal he headed home a cross by Crooks - only for the flag to immediately dampen his joy.
    • The Czechs attack again, with Karel Poborsky heading a long ball back across the face of goal from the far post.
    • Duff attacks down the left wing, but his ball is headed away by Sulimani.
  • 4

    • 4.1

      (chapter/page) encabezar
      • She has an obvious reverence for the music; most of the book's chapters are headed by famous song titles.
      • Essentially, we want to use the front page to present the key stories of the moment - the Web equivalent of the headlines heading radio and TV bulletins.
      • We have just read with interest your article headed Mum Furious at Police Inaction.
      • I refer to the article on page 3 of Journal headed The state of hospitals.
      • His article is headed The BBC has done the country a favour.
      • And Paddy Smith's print edition article in today's Oz is headed Smorgon takes road to more attractive product.
      • One review, in a leading German paper, was headed: ‘Not to be touched with a barge pole.’
      • The pre-dive briefing took around an hour and the warning that heads this article was read at both beginning and end.
      • May I refer to the letter by M Jones of October 23 headed Peters for Mayor.
      • He heads his article by saying that havens for wild life don't need buffer zones.
      • A column headed ITV Watch, possibly with a comma and an exclamation mark, would be far more useful, because hardly anyone does.
      • In a column headed Minor Matters, The Times of India writes about motivation classes for young children.
      • There is an article here that is headed, ‘President backs extreme view on sex’.

    • 4.2headed past participleBritish

      con membrete
      membretado
      membreteado Andes


intransitive verb

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    the car was heading west el coche iba en dirección oeste
    • where are you heading? ¿hacia / para dónde vas?
    • we were heading in the direction of Santiago nos dirigíamos a Santiago
    • I think we're heading in the right direction creo que vamos bien encaminados / por buen camino
    • it's time we were heading back ya va siendo hora de que volvamos / regresemos