Synonyms for heed

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : heed
Phonetic Transcription : hid

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Définition of heed

Origin :
  • Old English hedan "to heed, observe; to take care, attend," from West Germanic *hodjan (cf. Old Saxon hodian, Old Frisian hoda, Middle Dutch and Dutch hoeden, Old High German huotan, German hüten "to guard, watch"), from PIE *kadh- "to shelter, cover" (see hat). Related: Heeded; heeding.
  • noun care, thought
  • verb give care, thought to
Example sentences :
  • Voices sounded in the hall, but he gave no heed to the meaning of all this.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • Burke, however, as usual, paid no heed to the niceties of sentiment.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • To be successful a man need take no heed for his own particular future.
  • Extract from : « The Call of the Twentieth Century » by David Starr Jordan
  • John did not pay any heed to his mother's scowls and remonstrances.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • He did not heed her warning, but drew her into the shadow and held her tightly to him.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • What right had he to expect her to pay any heed to him at all?
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • For the most part no heed whatever is paid to possible German listeners.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • The door opened; but he seemed to take no heed, so diligently did he count his figures.
  • Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
  • But he did not heed it, and the pout vanished, and tears rushed to her eyes.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • The voice of that truth is within thee; heed thou its whisper.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier

Antonyms for heed

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