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head off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debar, forefend, forfend, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off(verb)

    prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

    "Let's avoid a confrontation"; "head off a confrontation"; "avert a strike"

Wiktionary

  1. head off(Verb)

    To begin moving away.

  2. head off(Verb)

    To intercept.

  3. head off(Verb)

    To avoid some usually negative consequence.

  4. Origin: From head + off.

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  1. Head Off

    Head Off is the seventh and last album released by the Swedish rock band The Hellacopters. The album consist of cover songs from acts that the band felt that everyone should know about and listen to. The 2500 units of the vinyl release all come with a poster, an additionall 1500 units were later pressed which also contained the poster. A special CD box was also available in a limited run of 6000 copies worldwide and consists of a special CD that contains all of the music on one side that can be played as a regular CD, on the other side the bonus track "Straight Until Morning" can be played on a record player. The box also contains a special pin and patch as well.

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How to say head off in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of head off in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of head off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of head off in a Sentence

  1. Victor Borge:

    When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance.

  2. Karen Searle:

    He is accustomed to being touched, so he wouldn't scream his little head off when someone picked him up.

  3. Scott Paul Beierle:

    Made one date, didn't show up, made another date, didn't show up. Kept making excuses. Ah, I could've ripped her head off.

  4. John McCarthy:

    We cut the head off of the gang by basically getting very lengthy jail sentences for 42 members of the leadership of MS-13.

  5. Arthur Caplan:

    I think it's ludicrously stupid, you'd probably be charged with homicide if you chop somebody's head off before they're dead.

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