What is another word for head?

Need synonyms for head? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Noun
The upper part of the human or animal body, separated by a neck
“He had to wear a protective helmet while playing sports to protect his head from injury.”
Noun
The person commanding most authority within a group or an organization
more ❯
“He has just been appointed as head of the new department.”
Noun
The top or highest point of something
more ❯
“Up it would rise toward the room at the head of the stairs where they huddled anxiously.”
Noun
The front, forward, or upper part or end of something
“They were located on each side of the bowsprit, overlooked only by the figurehead at the head of the ship.”
Noun
An aptitude for a skill or ability
more ❯
“Will has a good head for numbers and mathematics, even if he thinks his past is entirely his fault.”
Noun
The head regarded as the location of intellect, imagination, and memory
more ❯
“Imagine yourself inside the head of a child and write as if you are one yourself.”
Noun
The source of a river or stream
“He had ridden for miles up the valley to meet the rest of the party near the head of the river.”
Noun
Someone with a strong affinity for something
more ❯
“Mildred is a total tech head who adores home electronics and computers.”
Noun
A turning point
more ❯
“These problems, largely ignored for months, would come to a head in the summer.”
Noun
Text, or other visual information, used to mark off a quantity of text
“Ensure that your head is descriptive enough of the content to come.”
Noun
A headland or promontory
“She returned the next day to join the Escort Group in providing anti-aircraft defense of the anchorages off the beach head.”
Noun
The foam on top of a glass of beer, or the cream on the top of milk
“The head on my beverage rose a good inch above the rim of my glass.”
Noun
A room or enclosed area containing a toilet
“Let me just quickly visit the head, and I'll be all set to go.”
Noun
A person who is addicted to a substance, typically illegal drugs
“I'm going to have you craving for my cooking like a coke head.”
Noun
A long artificial mound of earth, typically built to hold back water
“The council would build a head to create a millpond.”
Noun
The person at the front or proceeds first
Noun
Member of human species
Noun
(general or benevolent) A person of high rank, status, power, or influence
Noun
A class or division of people or things regarded as having particular shared characteristics
more ❯
Noun
The front part of a vessel
Noun
The pointed or rounded end of something slender or tapering
Noun
An unkempt or thick mass of hair
Noun
The heads side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that has the principal design
Noun
A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable position
Noun
A clause or paragraph of a legal document or agreement
Noun
A plaster or similar cast of a person's face after death
more ❯
Noun
The stimulation of the penis (or testicles) using the mouth
Noun
Headword
Noun
A person with highly developed intellectual powers, especially one whose profession involves intellectual activity
more ❯
Noun
An air- or gas-filled spherical cavity in a liquid or a solidified liquid such as glass
Noun
A severe headache or other after-effects caused by drinking an excess of alcohol
Noun
A continuous pain in the head
Noun
A nozzle or narrow opening for sending out a jet of liquid or gas
Noun
Skill and sensitivity in dealing with others or with difficult issues
more ❯
Noun
The ability to picture an image mentally through imagination
more ❯
Noun
Someone who is old
Noun
The edge or extremity of an area or land mass
more ❯
Noun
A subject matter or general area of interest
more ❯
Noun
A movable tower used in sieges
Noun
A person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, or cause
more ❯
Noun
The main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations
Noun
A rounded underground storage organ present in some plants, notably those of the lily family, consisting of a short stem surrounded by fleshy scale leaves or leaf bases, lying dormant over winter
Noun
A colorful, conspicuous structure that grows on plants
Noun
The people managing a company or organization, regarded collectively
Noun
A word or set of words by which a person or thing is known, addressed, or referred to
more ❯
Verb
To take, or be in, charge of
more ❯
“Included in the contract was a clause that Bailey would head the company as President for a term of five years.”
Verb
To move in a specified direction
“The lemmings continue to head for the cliff, regardless of the consequences.”
Verb
To extend or be positioned in a given course or direction
“All roads head to Rome, or it is alleged.”
Verb
To be in the leading position
“As we approach the mid-section of this race, Verstappen continues to head the pack with an eight-second advantage.”
Verb
To remove the head of
“Some looney on Twitter threatened to head me if I didn't shut up.”
Verb
To be superior against one's peers
more ❯
Verb
To move or proceed onward
more ❯
Verb
To travel, usually with some measurable distance
more ❯
Verb
To change, develop, or move in a general direction
Verb
To designate a date earlier than the actual one
more ❯
Verb
Find or identify with great accuracy or precision
Verb
To spread from a central point to cover a wider area
Verb
To head straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
Verb
To be the main attraction
Verb
To come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
more ❯
Verb
To diffuse, radiate or give off
Verb
(sport) To kick, hit, or throw (the ball) to another player
Verb
Run away
Verb
To spring up, rise up, originate, come into being