How to say head in French hɛd

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tête

head(noun)

the top part of the human body, containing the eyes, mouth, brain etc; the same part of an animal's body

The stone hit him on the head; He scratched his head in amazement.

venir en tête (de)

head(verb)

to go at the front of or at the top of (something)

The procession was headed by the band; Whose name headed the list?

esprit

head(noun)

a person's mind

An idea came into my head last night.

être à la tête (de)

head(verb)

to be in charge of; to be the leader of

He heads a team of scientists investigating cancer.

tête

head(noun)

the height or length of a head

The horse won by a head.

se diriger (vers)

head(verb)

(often with for ) to (cause to) move in a certain direction

The explorers headed south; The boys headed for home; You're heading for disaster!

chef; principal

head(noun)

the chief or most important person (of an organization, country etc)

Kings and presidents are heads of state; (also adjective) a head waiter; the head office.

intituler

head(verb)

to put or write something at the beginning of

His report was headed `Ways of Preventing Industrial Accidents'.

tête

head(noun)

anything that is like a head in shape or position

the head of a pin; The boy knocked the heads off the flowers.

renvoyer d'un coup de tête

head(verb)

(in football) to hit the ball with the head

He headed the ball into the goal.

source

head(noun)

the place where a river, lake etc begins

the head of the Nile.

tête, haut, bout

head(noun)

the top, or the top part, of anything

Write your address at the head of the paper; the head of the table.

(en) tête (de)

head(noun)

the front part

He walked at the head of the procession.

bosse

head(noun)

a particular ability or tolerance

He has no head for heights; She has a good head for figures.

directeur/-trice

head(noun)

a headmaster or headmistress

You'd better ask the Head.

par personne

head(noun)

(for) one person

This dinner costs $10 a head.

cap

head(noun)

a headland

Beachy Head.

faux col

head(noun)

the foam on the top of a glass of beer etc.


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