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Definition of "heed" []

  • To pay attention to; listen to and consider: "He did not heed my gibes, and chattered on” ( Sean O'Faolain). (verb-transitive)
  • To pay attention. (verb-intransitive)
  • Close attention; notice. (noun)
  • Close and careful attention; notice (often in the phrases give, pay, or take heed) (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To pay close attention to (someone or something) (verb)

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Use "heed" in a sentence
  • "Take heed, take heed* With nofe infallible The filent pointer winds toward the game."
  • "Maybe he shoud heed is own advice – stop misrepresenting the facts and top the personal attacks on scientist who disagree with that climate scientist, Al Gore."
  • "Not an office should be filled in the Philippines or Puerto Rico with any regard to the man's partisan affiliations or services, with any regard to the political, social, or personal influence which he may have at his command; in short, heed should be paid to absolutely nothing save the man's own character and capacity and the needs of the service."