Synonyms of heading


1. heading, header, head, line

usage: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about; "the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"

2. bearing, heading, aim, direction, way

usage: the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

3. drift, heading, gallery, passageway

usage: a horizontal (or nearly horizontal) passageway in a mine; "they dug a drift parallel with the vein"


1. head, proceed, go forward, continue

usage: to go or travel towards; "where is she heading"; "We were headed for the mountains"

2. head, lead, direct

usage: be in charge of; "Who is heading this project?"

3. lead, head, precede, lead

usage: travel in front of; go in advance of others; "The procession was headed by John"

4. head, head up, be

usage: be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; "This student heads the class"

5. steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise, control, command

usage: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

6. head, originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise, spring up, grow

usage: take its rise; "These rivers head from a mountain range in the Himalayas"

7. head, lie

usage: be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president"

8. head, form

usage: form a head or come or grow to a head; "The wheat headed early this year"

9. head, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove the head of; "head the fish"

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Definition and meaning of heading (Dictionary)