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heed

 (hēd)
v. heed·ed, heed·ing, heeds
v.tr.
To pay attention to; listen to and consider: "He did not heed my gibes, and chattered on" (Sean O'Faolain).
v.intr.
To pay attention.
n.
Close attention; notice.

[Middle English heden, from Old English hēdan.]

heed

(hiːd)
n
close and careful attention; notice (often in the phrases give, pay, or take heed)
vb
to pay close attention to (someone or something)
[Old English hēdan; related to Old Saxon hōdian, Old High German huoten]
ˈheeder n
ˈheedful adj
ˈheedfully adv
ˈheedfulness n

heed

(hid)

v.t.
1. to give attention; have regard.
n.
2. careful attention; notice.
[before 900; Middle English heden, Old English hēdan, c. Old Saxon hōdian, Old High German huoten to protect; akin to hood1]
heed′er, n.

heed


Past participle: heeded
Gerund: heeding

Imperative
heed
heed
Present
I heed
you heed
he/she/it heeds
we heed
you heed
they heed
Preterite
I heeded
you heeded
he/she/it heeded
we heeded
you heeded
they heeded
Present Continuous
I am heeding
you are heeding
he/she/it is heeding
we are heeding
you are heeding
they are heeding
Present Perfect
I have heeded
you have heeded
he/she/it has heeded
we have heeded
you have heeded
they have heeded
Past Continuous
I was heeding
you were heeding
he/she/it was heeding
we were heeding
you were heeding
they were heeding
Past Perfect
I had heeded
you had heeded
he/she/it had heeded
we had heeded
you had heeded
they had heeded
Future
I will heed
you will heed
he/she/it will heed
we will heed
you will heed
they will heed
Future Perfect
I will have heeded
you will have heeded
he/she/it will have heeded
we will have heeded
you will have heeded
they will have heeded
Future Continuous
I will be heeding
you will be heeding
he/she/it will be heeding
we will be heeding
you will be heeding
they will be heeding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been heeding
you have been heeding
he/she/it has been heeding
we have been heeding
you have been heeding
they have been heeding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been heeding
you will have been heeding
he/she/it will have been heeding
we will have been heeding
you will have been heeding
they will have been heeding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been heeding
you had been heeding
he/she/it had been heeding
we had been heeding
you had been heeding
they had been heeding
Conditional
I would heed
you would heed
he/she/it would heed
we would heed
you would heed
they would heed
Past Conditional
I would have heeded
you would have heeded
he/she/it would have heeded
we would have heeded
you would have heeded
they would have heeded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heed - paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)heed - paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"
attending, attention - the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
advertence, advertency - the process of being heedful
Verb1.heed - pay close attention toheed - pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men"
obey - be obedient to

heed

(Formal)
noun
1. thought, care, mind, note, attention, regard, respect, notice, consideration, watchfulness He pays too much heed these days to my nephew Tom.
thought neglect, disregard, carelessness, inattention, laxity, thoughtlessness, laxness

heed

verb
To perceive by ear, usually attentively:
Archaic: hearken.
Idiom: give one's ear.
noun
2. The act of noting, observing, or taking into account:
Translations
يَهْتَم، يَنتَبِه
dát pozordbát
høre efterlytte til
gondosan figyel
gaumgæfa, veita athygli
atsižvelgiantis įkreipti dėmesįkreipti dėmesį įnekreipdamas dėmesionekreipdamas dėmesio į
ņemt vērāpievērst uzmanību
dinlemekkulak asmak

heed

[hiːd]
A. N to pay (no) heed to sb(no) hacer caso a algn
to take (no) heed of sth(no) tener en cuenta algo
to take heed to + INFINponer atención en + infin
take heed!¡ten cuidado!
B. VT [+ person] → hacer caso a; [+ warning] → tomar en cuenta

heed

[ˈhiːd]
vt (= take notice of) [+ advice, warning] → tenir compte de
n
to pay heed to sb/sth → tenir compte de qn/qch
to take no heed → ne pas faire attention

heed

nBeachtung f; to take heedachtgeben, aufpassen; to pay heed to somebody/something, to take heed of somebody/somethingjdn/etw beachten, jdm/einer Sache Beachtung schenken; to pay no heed to somebody/something, to take no heed of somebody/somethingjdn/etw nicht beachten, jdm/einer Sache keine Beachtung schenken; to take heed to do somethingdarauf achten, etw zu tun
vtbeachten, Beachtung schenken (+dat); just heed what your father sayshör auf deinen Vater; he never heeds my adviceer hört nie auf meinen Rat

heed

[hiːd] (frm)
1. n to pay (no) heed to, to take (no) heed of(non) ascoltare, (non) tener conto di

heed

(hiːd) verb
to pay attention to. He refused to heed my warning; Heed what I say!
ˈheedful adjective
(with of) paying attention to; responding to. heedful of danger.
ˈheedless adjective
(especially with of) careless; paying no attention. Heedless of the danger, he ran into the burning building to rescue the girl.
ˈheedlessly adverb
pay heed to, take heed of
Take heed of my warning; He paid no heed to me.
References in classic literature ?
Grandmother paid no heed to her, but called Antonia to come and help empty the basket.
She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
shrieked Alice, as he passed, at no great distance, without appearing to heed them.
Carr was too absorbed in business to give heed to what he looked upon as a convulsion of society as natural as a geological upheaval, and too prudent to provoke the criticism of his daughters by comment in their presence.
Take heed how thou deniest to him -- who, perchance, hath not the courage to grasp it for himself -- the bitter, but wholesome, cup that is now presented to thy lips
Sin not; but if you do, take heed to repent of it like Jonah.
And, indeed, it seemed small matter for wonder, that for all his pervading, mad recklessness, Ahab did at times give careful heed to the condition of that dead bone upon which he partly stood.
His notes are never true, and his fiddle buzzes on the low ones and squeaks and scratches on the high; but these things they heed no more than they heed the dirt and noise and squalor about them--it is out of this material that they have to build their lives, with it that they have to utter their souls.
Marks, who was anxiously and with much fidgeting compounding a tumbler of punch to his own peculiar taste, occasionally looked up from his employment, and, poking his sharp nose and chin almost into Haley's face, gave the most earnest heed to the whole narrative.
Too deeply absorbed in the business of the stage to heed any of them, Magdalen asked leave to repeat the soliloquy, and make quite sure of her own improvement.
In your reception of it, don't heed me any more than if I was a speaking machine-truly, I am not much else.
Murdstone took no heed of me when I went into the parlour where he was, but sat by the fireside, weeping silently, and pondering in his elbow-chair.