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Synonyms of head word

Noun


1. headword, head word, content word, open-class word

usage: a content word that can be qualified by a modifier

2. head, head word, word

usage: (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent

Noun


1. headword, head word, content word, open-class word

usage: a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)

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