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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [hed-er]
    • /ˈhɛd ər/
    • /ˈhed.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hed-er]
    • /ˈhɛd ər/

Definitions of headers word

  • noun headers a person or thing that removes or puts a head on something. 1
  • noun headers a reaping machine that cuts off and gathers only the heads of the grain. 1
  • noun headers a chamber to which the ends of a number of tubes are connected so that water or steam may pass freely from one tube to the other. 1
  • noun headers Automotive. an exhaust manifold. 1
  • noun headers Building Trades. a brick or stone laid in a wall or the like so that its shorter ends are exposed or parallel to the surface. Compare stretcher (def 5). a framing member crossing and supporting the ends of joists, studs, or rafters so as to transfer their weight to parallel joists, studs, or rafters. 1
  • noun headers Informal. a plunge or dive headfirst, as into water: He stumbled and took a header into the ditch. 1

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Origin of headers

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
First recorded in 1400-50, header is from the late Middle English word heder. See head, -er1

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Parts of speech for Headers


headers popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

headers usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for headers

noun headers

  • goals — the result or achievement toward which effort is directed; aim; end.
  • captions — Plural form of caption.
  • banners — Plural form of banner.
  • dunks — Plural form of dunk.
  • descents — Plural form of descent.

Antonyms for headers

noun headers

  • footers — Plural form of footer.
  • ascents — Plural form of ascent.

Top questions with headers

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