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Synonyms for head-on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. head-onadjective

    characterized by direct opposition

    "a head-on confrontation"


    back(a), amicable

  2. frontal, head-onadverb

    meeting front to front

    "a frontal attack"; "a head-on collision"


    amicable, back(a)

  3. head-onadverb

    in direct opposition; directly

    "we must meet the problem head-on"

    amicable, back(a)

  4. head-onadverb

    with the front foremost

    "the cars collided head-on"

    amicable, back(a)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "head-on":

    frontal, front, frontally, face-to-face

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  1. Elizabeth Warren:

    When you've got a government, when you've got an economy that does great for those with money and isn't doing great for everyone else, that is corruption, pure and simple. We need to call it out. We need to attack it head on, and we need to make structural change in our government, in our economy and in our country.

  2. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Young:

    This is about competing head-on with the Chinese Communist Party’s plan of ‘Made in China 2025,’ in the CCP’s plan, they also list out 10 areasthat they are targeting in an effort to boost China’s role in the world. The technology areas that China has identified include: high-end robotics; biopharma / high-tech medical devices, next generation IT systems, advanced energy, and more.

  3. Inyo County Sheriff William Lutze:

    It’s like being in a head-on accident at 100 mph.

  4. Andrew Rosenberg:

    I read it a few times again this morning and had to take a few pauses -- to bang my head on the table, as scientists, we make decisions based on evidence. What this budget does is ignore evidence and undermine our very ability to collect it across the board.

  5. Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell:

    With shots ringing out in the hallways of Dixon High School, he charged towards the suspect and confronted him, head-on. Because of his heroic actions, countless lives were saved.

Translations for head-on

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  • nokka, suoraviivainen, suorasukainenFinnish
  • лобово́й, прямолине́йныйRussian

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