I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English hēdan; akin to Old High German huota guard, Old English hōd hood Date: before 12th century intransitive verb to pay attention transitive verb to give consideration or attention to ; mind <
heed what he says
heed the call
II. noun Date: 14th century attention, notice

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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