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HEED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does heed mean? 

HEED (noun)
  The noun HEED has 1 sense:

1. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

  Familiarity information: HEED used as a noun is very rare.


HEED (verb)
  The verb HEED has 1 sense:

1. pay close attention to; give heed to

  Familiarity information: HEED used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HEED (noun)


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Meaning:

Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

attentiveness; heed; paying attention; regard

Context examples:

his attentiveness to her wishes / he spends without heed to the consequences

Hypernyms ("heed" is a kind of...):

attending; attention (the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others)

Attribute:

heedless; thoughtless; unheeding (marked by or paying little heed or attention)

attentive; heedful; paying attention; thoughtful (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "heed"):

advertence; advertency (the process of being heedful)


HEED (verb)


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Meaning:

Pay close attention to; give heed to

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

heed; listen; mind

Context example:

Heed the advice of the old men

Hypernyms (to "heed" is one way to...):

obey (be obedient to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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