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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 ?
He sees no black sky and raging sea, feels not the reeling timbers, and little hears he or heeds he the far rush of the mighty whale, which even now with open mouth is cleaving the seas after him.
The Draught-Mule replied, "I do not heed your threats; I only care for him who sits above you, and who quickens my pace with his whip, or holds me back with the reins.
A BEAUTIFUL Old Man, meeting a Sunday-school Pupil, laid his hand tenderly upon the lad's head, saying: "Listen, my son, to the words of the wise and heed the advice of the righteous.
Now, it wasn't likely that Dorothy would be looking for wireless messages or would heed the call; but one thing the Historian was sure of, and that was that the powerful Sorceress, Glinda, would know what he was doing and that he desired to communicate with Dorothy.
Give heed, my brethren, to every hour when your spirit would speak in similes: there is the origin of your virtue.
Even so has Achilles flung aside all pity, and all that conscience which at once so greatly banes yet greatly boons him that will heed it.
You, sir, take no heed of this, and yet when Ulysses was before Troy did he not propitiate you with many a burnt sacrifice?
But Annie paid no heed to sun, or wind, or flower; still the bright tears fell, and she forgot all but her sorrow.
The most tolerable sort of revenge, is for those wrongs which there is no law to remedy; but then let a man take heed, the revenge be such as there is no law to punish; else a man's enemy is still before hand, and it is two for one.
Though they chattered incessantly I could not understand a word they said, nor did they heed when I spoke to them.