Heed (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Heeding.] [OE. heden, AS. hdan; akin to OS. hdian, D. hoeden, Fries. hoda, OHG. huoten, G. huten, Dan. hytte.. 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, v. t.

 

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Heed, v. i.

To mind; to consider.

 

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Heed, n.

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.

 

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