An example of heed is someone listening to and following the advice of their therapist.
Other Word Forms
Origin of heed
- Middle English heden from Old English hēdan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English hēden, from Old English hēdan (“to heed, take care, observe, attend, guard, take charge, take possession, receive”), from Proto-Germanic *hōdijaną (“to heed, guard”), from Proto-Indo-European *kadʰ- (“to heed, protect”). Cognate with West Frisian hoedje (“to heed”), Dutch hoeden (“to heed”), German hüten (“to heed”).