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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heed \Heed\, noun

1. Attention; notice; observation; regard; -- often with give or take.

With wanton heed and giddy cunning. --Milton.

Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand. --2 Sam. xx. 10.

Birds give more heed and mark words more than beasts. --Bacon.

2. Careful consideration; obedient regard.

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard. --Heb. ii. 1.

3. A look or expression of heading. [R.]

He did it with a serious mind; a heed Was in his countenance. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heed \Heed\ (h[=e]d), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Heeded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heeding}.] [OE. heden, AS. h[=e]dan; akin to OS. h[=o]dian, D. hoeden, Fries. hoda, OHG. huoten, G. h["u]ten, Dan. hytte. [root]13. Cf. {Hood}.] To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.

With pleasure Argus the musician heeds. --Dryden.

Syn: To notice; regard; mind. See {Attend}, verb (used with an object)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Heed \Heed\, verb (used without an object) To mind; to consider.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

heed

noun

1: paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences" [syn: {attentiveness}, {heed}, {regard}, {paying attention}] [ant: {heedlessness}, {inattentiveness}]

verb

1: pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of the old men" [syn: {heed}, {mind}, {listen}]


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