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English definition of “head”

head

verb [I + adv/prep] (GO)    /hed/
B2 to go in a particular direction: I was heading out of the room when she called me back. We were heading towards Kumasi when our truck broke down. He headed straight for (= went towards) the fridge. I think we ought to head back/home (= return to where we started) now, before it gets too dark.General words for movementAdvancing and moving forward
(Definition of head verb (GO) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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