Subheading vs Heading - What's the difference?

subheading | heading |

Subheading is a derived term of heading.


As nouns the difference between subheading and heading

is that subheading is any of the headings under which each of the main divisions of a subject may be subdivided while heading is the title or topic of a document, article, chapter etc.

As a verb heading is

(head).

subheading

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • any of the headings under which each of the main divisions of a subject may be subdivided
  • a heading or caption subordinate to a main headline, heading, or title especially when inserted as a divider between sections (as of a newspaper or periodical article or story or text of a book)
  • Synonyms

    * subhead * dek

    heading

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The title or topic of a document, article, chapter, or of a section thereof.
  • (nautical) The direction into which a seagoing or airborne vessel's bow is pointing (apparent heading) and/or the direction into which it is actually moving relative to the ground (true heading)
  • Material for the heads of casks, barrels, etc.
  • (mining) A gallery, drift, or adit in a mine; also, the end of a drift or gallery; the vein above a drift.
  • (sewing) The extension of a line ruffling above the line of stitch.
  • (masonry) The end of a stone or brick which is presented outward.
  • (Knight)

    Derived terms

    * subheading