heed

heed
{{11}}heed (n.) "attention, notice, regard," early 14c., apparently from HEED (Cf. heed) (v.). Survives only in literal use and as the object of verbs (take heed, etc.).
{{12}}heed (v.) O.E. hedan "to heed, observe; to take care, attend," from W.Gmc. *hodjan (Cf. OS. hodian, O.Fris. hoda, M.Du., Du. hoeden, O.H.G. huotan, Ger. hüten "to guard, watch"), from PIE *kadh- "to shelter, cover" (see HAT (Cf. hat)). Related: Heeded; heeding.

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  • heed — heed·ful; heed·less; heed; heed·ful·ly; heed·ful·ness; heed·less·ly; heed·less·ness; un·heed·ed·ly; un·heed·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • Heed — Heed, n. 1. Attention; notice; observation; regard; often with give or take. [1913 Webster] With wanton heed and giddy cunning. Milton. [1913 Webster] Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab s hand. 2 Sam. xx. 10. [1913 Webster] Birds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heed´er — heed «heed», verb, noun. –v.t. to give careful attention to; take notice of; mind: »Now heed what I say. They pass, and heed each other not (William Cullen Bryant). SYNONYM(S): note, consider, regard. –v.i. to pay careful attention; notice. –n.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heed — Datos generales Origen Gotemburgo, Suecia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Heed — (h[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Heeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heeding}.] [OE. heden, AS. h[=e]dan; akin to OS. h[=o]dian, D. hoeden, Fries. hoda, OHG. huoten, G. h[ u]ten, Dan. hytte. [root]13. Cf. {Hood}.] To mind; to regard with care; to take notice …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heed — Heed, v. i. To mind; to consider. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heed — I verb attend to, be attentive, be aware, be careful, be cautious, be conscious of, be guided by, check, comply, consider, curare, follow, hark, hear, hearken to, listen to, look to, mark, mind, note, notice, obey, observare, observe, parere, pay …   Law dictionary

  • heed — [n] care, thought application, attention, carefulness, caution, cognizance, concentration, concern, consideration, debate, deliberation, ear*, heedfulness, interest, listen up*, mark, mind*, note, notice, observance, observation, regard, remark,… …   New thesaurus

  • heed — ► VERB ▪ pay attention to. ► NOUN (usually pay (or take) heed) ▪ careful attention. DERIVATIVES heedful adjective. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • HEED — [Abk. für engl. high energy electron diffraction = Beugung hochenergetischer Elektronen]: ↑ Elektronenbeugung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • heed — [hēd] vt. [ME heden < OE hedan (< * hodjan: akin to Ger hüten) < base of hod (see HOOD1) in the sense “care, keeping, protection”: for IE base see HAT] to pay close attention to; take careful notice of vi. to pay attention n. close… …   English World dictionary

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