how to pronounce heed


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heed is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of heed in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… get heed there's a beautiful footpath …”

meanings of heed


  1. To mind; to regard with care; to take notice of; to attend to; to observe.
  2. To guard, protect.
  3. To pay attention, care.


  1. Careful attention.

heed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word heed occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics heed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that heed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to heed


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