head2 S2 W2
to go or travel towards a particular place, especially in a deliberate way
go towardsalso be headed [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
head for/towards/back etc
The ship was heading for Cuba.
It's about time we were heading home.
head north/south etc
We headed south towards the capital.
Where are you guys headed?
if you are heading for a particular situation, especially a bad one, it seems likely to happen
futurealso be headed [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]
be heading for
Forecasters predict the region's economy is heading for disaster.
Where is your life heading?
to be in charge of a team, government, organization etc:
be in chargealso head up [transitive]
David was asked to head up the technical team.
an interim government headed by the former Prime Minister
to be at the top of a list or group of people or things:
The movie heads the list of Oscar nominations.
if a page is headed with a particular name, title, image etc, it has it on the top:
The page was headed 'Expenses'.
officially-headed writing paper
to be at the front of a line of people:
a procession headed by the Queen
to hit the ball with your head, especially in football
football[intransitive,transitive always + adverb/preposition]DSF
head offphrasal verb
to leave to go to another place:
I'm heading off now.
to prevent something from happening, especially something bad:
The President intervened to head off the conflict.
to stop someone going somewhere by moving in front of them:
Soldiers headed them off at the border.