What does the word heading mean?

Usage examples for heading

  1. They were spinning along the Broughton Road now, heading for Putney and Richmond, and Hal felt her spirits rising momentarily with the joy of the motion and comfort and fresh air. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. I am heading, he said, the new American efficiency movement. – Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy by Stephen Leacock
  3. There is this in my favor- your friends probably don't know where Ormsgill is heading for. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss