• WordNet 3.6
    • v heed pay close attention to; give heed to "Heed the advice of the old men"
    • n heed paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people) "his attentiveness to her wishes","he spends without heed to the consequences"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heed A look or expression of heading. "He did it with a serious mind; a heed Was in his countenance."
    • Heed Attention; notice; observation; regard; -- often with give or take. "With wanton heed and giddy cunning.""Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand.""Birds give more heed and mark words more than beasts."
    • Heed Careful consideration; obedient regard. "Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard."
    • v. i Heed To mind; to consider.
    • v. t Heed hēd To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe. "With pleasure Argus the musician heeds ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • heed To give attention to; regard with care; take notice of; observe; consider.
    • heed To attend; observe; pay attention.
    • n heed Careful attention; notice; observation; regard: usually with give or take.
    • n heed The quality or state of attentiveness; the habit of serious consideration.
    • n heed An obsolete form of head.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Heed hēd to observe: to look after: to attend to
    • n Heed notice: caution: attention
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  • The Talmud
    The Talmud
    “If one man says to thee, Thou art a donkey, pay no heed. If two speak thus, purchase a saddle.”
  • Jean Rostand
    “Take heed of critics even when they are not fair; resist them even when they are.”
  • English Proverb
    English Proverb
    “Take heed you do not find what you do not seek.”
  • Marcel Proust
    “Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge we make promise only; pain we obey.”
  • Samuel Johnson
    “Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes. Observe her labors, sluggard, and be wise.”
  • Thomas Kempis
    “It is vanity to desire a long life and to take no heed of a good life.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. heden, AS. hēdan,; akin to OS. hōdian, D. hoeden, Fries. hoda, OHG. huoten, G. hüten, Dan. hytte,. √13. Cf. Hood


In literature:

No one in Algonquin heeded what Lawyer Ed said when he was angry, but Mr. McPherson was in no mood to put up with even him.
"The End of the Rainbow" by Marian Keith
The girl did not heed.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Christ commands us to take heed that we despise not one of these little ones that believe in him.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
I suppose thou wilt take little heed to it.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
But harkee, friends, give no real heed to the mummery.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
For a few seconds he paid her no heed.
"In the Morning of Time" by Charles G. D. Roberts
She lay still against him, taking his physical warmth without heed.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
He paid them no heed.
"Louisiana Lou" by William West Winter
But he paid no heed to this.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
Deem'st thou dead ash or buried ghosts have heed of such-like things?
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil

In poetry:

"Mother," the poor boy whispered,
"May I not go again?
I do not heed the wind, mother,
I'm not afraid of rain.
"Who Cares?" by John Hartley
On a wild and stormy ocean,
Sinking ’neath the wave,
Souls that perish heed the message,
Christ has come to save!
"I’ll Stand" by Daniel Webster Moody
O, happy time when love is sweet,
And life takes little heed,
But rolls a rainbow at our feet,
Would it could last indeed!
"A Walk To Pamphy Linns" by Alexander Anderson
All as God wills, who wisely heeds
To give or to withhold,
And knoweth more of all my needs
Than all my prayers have told.
"My Psalm" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And I, who gave the promise heed
That made life's tempting surface fair,
Have I not eaten to the seed
Its ashes of despair!
"Nightfall" by Madison Julius Cawein
And will that Heavenly Father heed
The truant's supplicating cry,
As at the outer door I plead,
"'T is I, O Father! only I"?
"At The Door" by Eugene Field

In news:

Stay off Millville roads, heed warnings.
If Given, Heed Evacuation Warnings.
Voters should heed Graham's advice.
From volunteerism to higher education, heed the good deeds today's kids do.
Ryan should heed JFK's message on religion.
Why Virginians pay a big race little heed .
B.C MLA Kash Heed has added his voice to the growing list of B.C.
City should heed lessons from St Louis.
Leaders should heed Marcos Breton's bold ideas for Sacramento.
Tailgaters appear to heed UK's warning.
Should Politicians Take Heed of Refs' Return.
Firefighters Heed Caution at Scrap Yard Blaze.
Kalamazoo man fails to heed warning, hit by car in roadway.
Orioles heed the advice of an idiot.
Peyton and band heed call of the road song.

In science:

In a sense the result of Belyi takes in a sense no heed of the properties of the number field K over which E is defined.
Belyi parametrisations of elliptic curves and congruence defects
Another well known single hop clustering protocol is HEED (Hybrid Energy-Efficient Distributed Clustering) .
Acdmcp: An adaptive and completely distributed multi-hop clustering protocol for wireless sensor networks
So though the other teams like the Front Office team were waiting for data regarding BPEL changes, or bugs from Faron, he was not aware of it or didn‘t take heed of this. Identical behaviour from the rest of the BPEL team caused the Conway‘s Law STSC to occur.
Identifying Coordination Problems in Software Development: Finding Mismatches between Software and Project Team Structures
Paying heed to the effects of noise, as we increase the number of qubits used in a single cross, micro-cluster or percolation block, we increase the amount of noise that will eventually collect on a single graph state qubit91 .
An introduction to one-way quantum computing in distributed architectures
Apparently no iterative methods heed this advice.
Operator Coefficient Methods for Linear Equations