Heed, v. i. To mind; to consider.
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.
Heed v. t. [imp. & p. p. Heeded; p. pr. & vb. n. Heeding.] 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.
n : paying particular notice (as to children or helpless
people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends
without heed to the consequences" [syn: attentiveness,
regard, paying attention] [ant: inattentiveness]
v : pay close attention to; give heed to; "Heed the advice of
the old men" [syn: mind, listen]